|Specialist Areas:||Anxiety, Corporate Psychology, Relationships, Trauma, Work stress|
|Treatment Areas:||Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), Couples therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness-based therapies|
|Client Types:||Adult, Couple|
|Address:||Level 5, 1 Willeston Street
|Practice Name:||Nicole Pray Consulting Limited|
|Phone:||027 513 4443|
|Bio:||Dr Pray is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist who received her doctorate in the United States. She received her training in a nationally recognized trauma centre and has over 20 years of clinical experience. She holds a convenient waterfront office in the Wellington CBD.
Dr Pray has provided Couples therapy for over 20 years and enjoys helping couples find their way through difficult challenges. She teaches Couples the practical tools to understand and move away from the repetitive arguments and blame cycles, to move closer to one another, and to improve their emotional and physical intimacy and communication. She works to dispel myths about Couples and provides realistic examples that help Couples succeed and build hope again. Her background in attachment and relationship dynamics is used to help both Partners learn how to move closer to one another and build empathy and understanding. She runs regular Couples Workshops and Seminars which help couples build their positive connection together.
She also specialises in treating trauma and anxiety by empowering individuals with practical tools to help them focus on what matters most. Helping clients learn to shift their thinking and behaviour in order to gain a more satisfying life, Dr Pray has extensive experience helping individuals with depression, bipolar disorder, grief, addictions, and eating disorders. Her aim is to empower clients with the knowledge and tools to help them achieve the life they want to live.
During the initial consultation, Dr Pray provides recommendations and options.
She aims to empower her clients with a fuller understanding of what is going on, as well as a clear explanation of the treatment strategies and the underlying logic for each approach. She helps clients to develop a keen awareness of their own resilience and strengths which are used to overcome obstacles and reduce stress.
Dr Pray works closely with GPs, psychiatrists, and other health professionals so her clients receive comprehensive and consistent advice, targeting the issues that matter most.
Dr Pray delivers educational workshops for corporations and university groups and provides clinical supervision to other psychologists, medical and mental health professionals. She has been trained in most major models of therapy, from ACT and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to EMDR, Interpersonal therapy, Mindfulness and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, as well as Compassion-based and Imago Couples Therapy.
Please feel free to visit her website for more information: www.drnicolepray.com