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Your Story Counselling Service

Mental Health & Addictions Service



Registered Counsellor in private practice, passionate about supporting people to live the life they deserve.



Programme Areas

Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol, Kaupapa Māori

Programme Type

Coexisting problems – mental health & addictions, Community based support - mental health, Kaupapa Māori - mental health



Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

I work with individuals aged 16 years and older.

Please contact me for more information or to book an appointment. A referral form can be provided on request.


What is your story about?

It's about who you are.
Where you are in life.
It's about understanding.
It's about meeting another through a valuable service.
It's about culture and supporting someone's journey in a peaceful place. 

It's about getting fulfilment, confidence and harmony.

At Your Story Counselling Service, I can help with strategies to cope, acquire new skills, help set goals for the future and support you to be able to look at situations logically.

Counselling can cover:

  • Anger management
  • Grief/loss, including relationship break-ups, loss of job, partner, child
  • General counselling
  • Court-appointed work such as diversion conditions/probation orders

I work mainly from a person-centred approach but have knowledge and understanding of:

  • Behaviour Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Solution Focus Therapy


My name is Mandy Paget and I am the Director of Your Story Counselling Service. 

I have completed my Diploma in Professional Counselling and Vocabulary Practice and am a Registered Provisional Member of NZAC.

My clients have found me to be friendly, non-judgemental, understanding and easy to talk to. 


Mon9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Tue11:00 AM – 8:30 PM
Fri9:00 AM – 8:30 PM

By appointment only.


60 minute sessions $80.

Please contact me directly for a quote or more information.

Public Transport

There are public bus stops nearby.


Free parking available.

Contact Details


186 Bealey Avenue
Christchurch Central
Canterbury 8013

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186 Bealey Avenue
Christchurch Central
Canterbury 8013

This page was last updated at 4:16PM on June 2, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Your Story Counselling Service.