Contact Details
Name: David Kahn Higgs
Specialist Areas: Adolescent development, Alcohol & drug issues, Depression, Grief and bereavement, Mental health, Mental illness, Mindfulness, Positive psychology, Professional supervision
Treatment Areas: Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), Brief intervention, Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), Positive psychology
Client Types: Adolescent, Adult, Afrikaans Speaking, Couple
Address: Auckland - Howick/Pakuranga area
Practice Name: Kahn Higgs Clinical Psychologist
Location: Auckland
Phone: 027 602 3530
Bio: I received both my Bachelor of Psychology (2004) and my Masters of Social Science in Clinical Psychology (2008) at the North-West University, South Africa. Thereafter I worked at a psychiatric hospital of which my responsibilities included assessing client needs, working as part of a multidisciplinary team, devising/monitoring appropriate treatment programs, providing psychotherapy and carrying out applied research.

In 2017 I was employed by Counties Manukau DHB, New Zealand as a Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Coordinator to the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Community Service. This role includes supporting clients and their families within the community, offering therapeutic and culturally appropriate interventions and assessments.

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