Clinical Psychology

Juanita Harrison

BBsc (Hons), Clinical Scope, MNZPS, accredited life coach

Available Monday and Tuesday evenings.

Phone Juanita on 021 02334914 or email:

A registered psychologist in New Zealand since 1996, Juanita continues to also work as a clinical psychologist in the public sector in the care and protection of children, with a previous short stint in Queensland Corrections. Prior to this Juanita worked in a range of non-psychologist roles in a variety of organisations in New Zealand and Australia. Juanita is experienced in a range of clinical assessment and intervention, as well as research, project work, managing and supervising clinical and other psychologists, and working cross culturally.

Juanita uses a holistic approach to working with adults and some younger adults, employing a range of modalities including creative therapies such as sandplay and symbol work, cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, motivational/life coaching and solution-focussed approaches.

Juanita works particularly in the areas of anxiety and mood disorders, trauma, and life change and issues.

She has an ongoing interest in existential and positive psychology, and life coaching.

Consulting & Contact Details


Marina Specialists continues to offer full services under the current Orange Traffic Light setting. If possible it is requested that patients come alone - if required, a maximum of one support person is permitted. Wearing of masks is mandatory for all. Anyone who has a positive Covid test or symptoms consistent with Covid infection, and/or who should be self-isolating, will not be admitted to the clinic. We would appreciate knowledge of your Covid vaccination status as this will help us to manage risk to both staff and other patients. However we wish to reassure you that your vaccination status will not affect your ability to receive treatment. Please email us using the Contact Form if you have any questions.

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