Contact Details
Name: Helen Inkster
Specialist Areas: Anxiety, Depression, Emotion regulation, Phobias, Post traumatic stress disorder, Professional burnout, Professional supervision, Transgender, Sex and Gender Diverse, Trauma, Work stress
Treatment Areas: Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness-based therapies
Client Types: Adolescent, Adult, Older adult
Address: Harley Street Medical
14 Harley Street
Practice Name: Life Mind Psychology
Location: Nelson
Phone: 021 277 3752
Bio: Helen Inkster studied at Canterbury University, qualifying as a Clinical Psychologist in 1995. She is registered with the NZ Psychologists Board and is a Fellow of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists. Helen has worked in many fields both private, contracting and in the public sector with adults and adolescents.

Helen has maintained a private practise for 20 years and is now opening her books to new clients. She has a specific interested in working with trauma, anxiety and stress. She is keen to work with professionals to maintain their own wellness, in particular, the prevention of burnout.

Helen has a practical, down to earth style, and works well with people from all walks of life. She uses a Cognitive Behavioural techniques, incorporating Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. She is also EMDR trained (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) and has used this technique successfully for 15 years.


BA (Psychology), MA (Honours, Psychology), Diploma in Clinical Psychology, FNZCCP

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