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The Independent Psychological Service

Sexual Harm Service

Description

Counselling and social work to support children, youth, adults and family/whānau who have been affected by family harm or sexual abuse.  

Age: All ages and genders

Region: Christchurch, Nelson, Hurunui, West Coast, Glen Eden (Auckland)

Description:

We are a group of 20 psychologists, therapists, counsellors and social workers aiming to support children, youth, adults and family/whānau of all genders, address the emotional harm inflicted by sexual abuse or family harm. 

Services are confidential and FREE if eligible for ACC cover.

We can also provide support for those who have caused sexual harm to others or have harmful sexual thoughts.

Other psychological services we provide include:

  • Individual and couple counselling
  • Group facilitation
  • Conflict resolution
  • Critical stress management
  • Professional supervision
  • Custody and care evaluations
  • Counselling for those affected by family violence addressing the emotional impact of trauma
  • Counselling for parents
  • Referral to other specialist services where appropriate

How to Access:

Individual providers can be found and contacted by clicking on the following regions:

Christchurch

Hurunui

Nelson

Blenheim

Or contact us here

Ages

Child / Tamariki, Youth / Rangatahi, Adult / Pakeke

How do I access this service?

Contact us, Make an appointment, Referral

Charges

Services provided via ACC or employee assistance programmes are fully funded. Other service fees are negotiable with the individual provider concerned.

Fees and Charges Categorisation

Free, Fees apply

Languages Spoken

English

Services Provided

Sexual harm victims/survivors - Do you need ACC counselling?
Sexual harm victims/survivors - Do you need help and support?

Support and counselling

  • Support and counselling
Harmful sexual behaviour
Abuse and violence support

Counselling for those affected by family violence addressing the emotional impact of trauma.

  • Conflict resolution mediation
  • Counselling
  • Family violence intervention
  • Information and support
  • Referral to specialist services

Counselling for those affected by family violence addressing the emotional impact of trauma.

Pregnancy and parenting

Parent wellbeing

  • Parent wellbeing
Social work

Disability Assistance

Wheelchair access

Additional Details

Face to face / Kanohi ki te Kanohi, Phone, Online / virtual / app, Speak with women / wahine, Speak with men / tane, Child / Tamariki friendly, LGBTQIA+ friendly

Region

Canterbury, Central Auckland, Nelson Marlborough

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 12:24PM on September 15, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by The Independent Psychological Service.