What do the Marinoto North and West Teams do?
Marinoto North and West provide mental health assessment and therapy for children and young people from 0-19 years who live in the Waitemata District Health Board area.
Who Works at Marinoto North and West?
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists are doctors who specialise in dealing with difficulties in thinking, feeling and/or behaviour affecting young people and their families/whanau.
Clinical Psychologists provide psychological interventions that are mainly talking therapies based on psychological principles. The aims of these are to help you understand and/or change certain thoughts, feelings and behaviour.
Registered Nurses have specific skills in assessing your physical and mental health and supporting you to stay well.
Occupational Therapists aim to help support you to be able to do the things you want or need to do, by helping you set your own goals and supporting you to work towards these.
Psychiatric Registrar is a doctor who is completing their speciality training in mental health.
Child Psychotherapists rely on communication & play as the basic tool for bringing about change for the better in your feelings and behaviours.
Social Workers help you sort out any issues you may have within your family and/or social network. They will support you to access other services and resources and help to find solutions to problems.