|Specialist Areas:||Alcohol & drug issues, Anger management, Autism, Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), Bullying, Conflict resolution, Criminal behaviour, Depression, Divorce/separation, Domestic violence, Eating disorders, Emotion regulation, Forensic, Gender Dysphoria, Grief and bereavement, Health Anxiety Disorder, Identity difficulties, Insomnia, LGBTQ+ issues, Men's health, Mental health, Mindfulness, Motivation in sport, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Pain management, Parenting, Phobias, Post traumatic stress disorder, Professional burnout, Psychopathology assessment, Relationships, Return to work, Sex offenders, Shyness & social skills deficits, Sleeping disorders, Somatoform disorders, Suicide, Terminal illness, Weight management, Work stress|
|Address:||94 Centaurus Road
|Practice Name:||Tui Psychology|
|Phone:||021 0262 4707|
|Bio:||Simon is a registered clinical psychologist graduating from Canterbury University in February 2012. Previously he taught at secondary school level and worked in human resources, establishing a consultancy, HR Direction, in 2005.
This included facilitating behavioural interviewing workshops and writing articles for the Christchurch Press in the Saturday Careers Section.
Simon has worked at CAF South (mental health services for 5-18 year olds) in Christchurch four days a week since 2012. He currently works at the Health Centre, Canterbury University.
He is a member of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists and the Association for Behavioural Science.
Simon is married to a Christchurch high school counsellor and they have two children, aged 9 and 11. He used to run track, road, and cross country at a national level and currently enjoys tramping, surfing, indoor football, wood work and mountain biking.
Simon was Chairperson of Big Brothers Big Sisters Christchurch from 2015- 2018, has an appreciation for good coffee and while he is undecided about mowing the lawns, he hates cleaning the oven. He has no spare time.