Camilla is a highly skilled, kind and compassionate Clinical Psychologist who completed her doctorate training in the United Kingdom. She has worked as a Senior Clinical Psychologist within the National Health Service and District Health Boards across physical health and mental health settings in both the United Kingdom and New Zealand.

Her main areas of expertise include anxiety disorders, depression, trauma, low self-esteem, relationship issues, sexual health, gender identity, autism & ADHD, and adjusting to life with a chronic physical health condition. She works across the lifespan.

Her practice is informed by evidence-based interventions. She works flexibly and collaboratively, integrating multiple therapeutic models to help clients overcome their difficulties and develop in line with their personal values and goals of therapy. Alongside therapy, she also offers clinical supervision to psychologists and other health professionals as well as runs training and workshops.

Beyond her professional life, she proudly identifies as a member of Adult Fans of LEGO (AFOL). In her free time, she enjoys being creative, whether with lego bricks or paints to capture moments and feelings and immersing herself in nature. Her artwork is inspired by nature and furry animals. Her greatest joy comes from spending time with her two wonderful rescue dogs, Keke and Charlie. 🐾🎨🌿

Therapy approaches
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)

  • Systemic family therapy

  • Personal Construct Therapy (PCT)

  • Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) informed practice

  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) informed practices


Qualifications
  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

  • Master of Science

  • Bachelor (Hons) in Psychology

Memberships
  • Registered Clinical Psychologist with the New Zealand Psychologist Board

  • Full Member of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists.

Our team

Dr. Camilla Nguyen

Sarah is a highly skilled Registered Psychologist, who approaches her work with empathy and compassion. Sarah completed her psychologist registration in New Zealand, and has worked in a variety of settings, such as disability services, Mental Health, Ministry of Education, and ACC accredited services. Sarah works across the lifespan, in a culturally sensitive and holistic way.

Her main areas of interest include trauma, neurodiversity, traumatic brain injury, anxiety and mood disorders, parent and family support, gender identity, resilience and grief.

Sarah works flexibly and collaboratively and uses a variety of values centred, evidence-based therapeutic models to support clients to be able to develop strategies to overcome difficulties and work towards their goals. Alongside therapy, Sarah also offers supervision to psychologist and other health professionals, as well as facilitating training and workshops.

Beyond her professional life, Sarah is a parent of teenage daughters, and spends her spare time outdoors, coaching netball, and spending time with her family, and pets.

Therapy approaches
  • Cognitive Behaviour al Therapy (CBT)

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

  • Eye Movement desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)

  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT)

  • Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)

  • Play Therapy (informed practice)

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Solutions Focused Therapy


Qualifications
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Psychology

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Educational Psychology

  • MA (honours) in Psychology

  • Bachelor of Arts - (Honours)


Memberships
  • Registered Psychologist with the New Zealand Psychologist Board

  • Full Member of the New Zealand Psychologist Society

  • Full Member of the New Zealand Society for Behaviour Analysis

  • Associate Member of the New Zealand Association for EMDR Therapists

Sarah Buckland

Clinical Psychologist
Registered Psychologist

Ron Chau

Registered Psychologist

Ron Chau is a New Zealand Registered Psychologist with a deep passion for working with adolescents, young adults and their families. He is dedicated to helping them create the best opportunities and maximise their potential across various aspects of life.

With diverse training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solutions-Focused Therapy and Sandplay Therapy, Ron is well-equipped to support a variety of situations grounded in a strengths-based approach. His additional training in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and the Circle of Security parenting program highlights his commitment to an attachment-based perspective in his practice.

Ron’s therapeutic philosophy is rooted in the belief that every individual has innate strengths and the capacity to succeed. Through a collaborative and empathetic approach, he empowers clients and their families to navigate life’s challenges, fostering growth and resilience

Qualifications
  • MEdDevPsych, PGDipEdDevPsych

  • PGCertHSc (ICAMHs), BSc


Memberships
  • Registered Psychologist with the New Zealand Psychologist Board