Family & Youth Services

Eating Disorders, Counseling, Suicide Prevention

Aryana's Counselling

Situated in Pakuranga, Approved Family Court Counsellor speaking English and Persian. Areas of special knowledge and expertise include:

  • youth work
  • depression
  • group facilitation
  • trauma
  • stopping violence
  • group faciliation
  • relationships

Counselling Services Centre

A day counselling service and a 24 hour crisis service located in Papatoetoe. We provide counselling for a wide variety of clients including:

  • ACC sexual abuse counselling
  • Domestic and Family Violence Counselling for protected persons, children and young people
  • Employee Assistance Counselling (EAP)
  • Relationship Counselling
  • Supervision for students and other professionals
  • Counselling for people affected by homicide
  • General Counselling

EDANZ - Eating Disorders Association NZ

EDANZ is a group of parents who offer support and advice to parents and caregivers of eating disorder sufferers.

We also lobby for better services that are badly needed. There may be many people in your area who need help and don't where to seek help. Frequently GPs do not deal with this area of health well. Eating disorders cripple the lives of many wonderful young girls, teenagers and women and increasingly men.

Journeys, Art Therapy Service

Journeys is an Art Therapy service designed for children and young people who are experiencing all kinds of emotional and psychological difficulties and are seeking a creative outlet to help them process their feelings and emotions in response to this.

Journeys accepts referrals from private clients for individual and group Art Therapy and is also contracted out to provide tailor made programs to schools and other organisations.

Pakuranga Counselling Centre

Pakuranga Counselling Centre provides affordable, professional counselling for adults, childen, young people and families.

Pakuranga Counselling Centre covers a wide range of areas of concern, and can offer counselling in Mandarin/Cantonese, Afrikaans and Fiji Hindi. Courses are provided with highly skilled facilitators, at a very reasonable cost. They are locally located on the Ti Rakau/Gossamer Drive intersection.

The Sowers Trust

Our youth development programme is designed to empower, equip and mentor at risk young people by giving personalized support to encourage them towards a better future. The youth development programmes we have available are:

  • Anger Management
  • Self Esteem
  • Mentoring
  • Leadership
  • Life Skills
  • Discovery Cap

We also provide wrap around care to individuals and families by working alongside them to achieve their desired outcomes. The areas of focus include:

  • Empowerment
  • Increasing confidence and self-esteem
  • Parenting and life skills
  • Advocacy and information giving
  • Close support for those living in or recovering from Domestic Violence
  • Assistance with referral to specialist services