|Specialist Areas:||Adjustment to chronic illness, Adjustment to physical disability, Anxiety, Assertiveness training, Corporate Psychology, Depression, Divorce/separation, Grief and bereavement, Health psychology, Insomnia, Leadership, Life transition & adjustment issues, Mental illness, Mood disorders, Parenting, Performance management, Phobias, Professional burnout, Professional supervision, Return to work, Self-esteem & self development, Shyness & social skills deficits, Somatoform disorders, Work stress|
|Treatment Areas:||Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), Executive coaching|
|Client Types:||Adult, Organisation|
|Address:||300 Great South Road
|Practice Name:||MJSpence Clinical and Health Psychology|
|Bio:||Dr. Meagan Spence is a Registered Clinical Psychologist currently working in private practice. She sees a wide variety of clients, taking referrals from the public, insurance companies, corporate clients, psychiatrists and G.Ps as well as supervising other clinicians and psychology students. She has assisted individuals from many walks of life to cope with life’s many and varied challenges. Meagan is also an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Auckland Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences where she teaches professional and clinical communication skills to medical students and lectures in psychology.
Meagan graduated with her Post graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology from Canterbury University in 1994. Since that time she has worked in a variety of public and private settings in both Christchurch and Auckland, including Forensic Psychiatry, Intellectual Disability, Acute Psychiatry (Inpatient and Community settings), Liaison Psychiatry and Occupational Medicine. She completed her Doctoral thesis at the University of Auckland in 2005, presenting her findings both at national and international conferences, and has published her research in several international journals.