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Counselling Services at Choose Life Counselling Auckland

Specialising in a wide range of professional counselling services to help you to have a better quality of life:


  • Abuse - Psychological, verbal, physical (not sexual abuse) 

  • Anger management and Anger issues

  • Anxiety, Worry, Stress

  • Assertiveness and Communication skills

  • Change - in job, relocation, health issues, retirement, relationship

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • Coping skills

  • Decision making

  • Depression

  • Emotional Pain and Moods

  • Grief Counselling - death of a loved one or pet, cancer diagnosis, illness, divorce, separation, relocation, immigration, redundancy

  • loss counselling - job loss, relocation, loss of relationship or health

  • Negative Thinking

  • Problem behaviours

  • Self esteem and adult childhood issues

  • Stress Management

  • Relationship issues with spouse, family, or others, separation etc

  • Trauma - illness, cancer diagnosis, accidents, disasters

  • Work/life balance

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Client Testimonial

"I can highly recommend Lynette as a counsellor. Lynette is very warm and caring and soon put me at ease. She is very easy to talk to and I soon found myself opening up. "  



Call Lynette today on 021 422 400  to make your appointment or enquire.






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  Anger Management Counselling


  • Introduces you to new skills to empower you to manage your anger effectively and safely

  • Helps you to identify any unhealthy behaviour patterns

  • Helps you to identify and understand the root causes of your anger and to deal with it

  • Any repressed anger and triggers caused by historical issues can also be identified and addressed 

  • Learn how to calm down when you feel angry or upset, and to communicate calmly, respectfully and effectively about what you feel angry or upset about


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  Anxiety Counselling


  • Anxiety Counselling identifies and deals with the root causes  of your anxiety

  • uses an effective integrative approach which may include CBT - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • helps you to understand the triggers for your anxious behaviours and deal with them in the moment

  • Empowers you with new skills to lower the levels of stress hormones in your body and restore your peace

  • Learn mindfulness and relaxation skills



Low mood and unmotivated

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  Depression Counselling


  • Identifies and addresses the root cause or  historical cause of your low mood, depressed feelings or depression 

  • Uses an integrative and holistic approach, including CBT - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • Empowers you with new skills and behaviours that will dissipate depressed feelings or depression

  • Works to restore your sense of emotional balance and your ability to function,enabling you to move forward and enjoy your life again

  • Helps you to develop skills to understand yourself, your feelings and be kinder to yourself

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   Grief Counselling


  • Provides you with a caring and compassionate environment to process and recover from your grief. 

  • Will help you to process and recover from grief and loss caused by a broken relationship, separation or divorce, miscarriage, infertility, relocation, job loss, or death of a loved one, or any type of loss

  • Identifies and deals with the cause of any stuck, repressed or complicated grief so that you can move forward with your life again

  • Helps you to understand the process of grief

  • Empowers you to move through the grieving process without it getting stuck or complicated

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    Stress Management 

  • Provide you with a safe environment to talk about what has been stressing you out 

  • Identifies and addresses the root causes of your stress

  • You will be introduced to skills and a plan to empower you to effectively manage stress and to restore your equilibrium or balance in your life

  • Gain restoration of your usual ability to function 

  • Get help and support to make decisions and find the way forward if you feel stuck

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  Relationship Counselling


  • A safe and confidential place to talk about and address concerns that you have about your relationship with your marriage partner, partner, friends, family, and others

  • Learn Communication skills

  • Learn assertiveness skills



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    Self Esteem Counselling

  • Gain a healthier self esteem and perspective of self

  • Deal with the hurt caused by separation from or a lack of bond or connection with a parent

  • Recover from psychological or verbal abuse and bullying

  • Find the way forward if feeling misunderstood by friends or parents

  • Deal with the root cause of a lack of confidence and become more confident

  • learn to be kind, compassionate, accepting and non judgemental of self 

  • A safe environment to go on a freeing journey as an adult to bring healing to childhood hurts and wounds by:

  • bringing closure to hurtful or frightening childhood memories

  • identify and deal with the root cause of adult behaviours and emotions caused by childhood hurts and wounds

  • identify incorrect beliefs and perceptions taken on by yourself as a child

  • bring healthy reinterpretation to incorrect beliefs from childhood

  • learn to be kind, compassionate, accepting and non judgemental of self and others





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Areas that Choose Life Counselling Services in North Shore Auckland and beyond
Choose Life Counselling services office is located at 177 Bonair Crescent, Millwater, Silverdale, Auckland provides counselling for anyone living in the Millwater, Silverdale, Orewa, Red Beach, Milldale, Hibiscus Coast, Whangaparaoa, Wainui, Albany, Warkworth, North Shore and wider Auckland area. The Choose Life Counselling office moved from 
Woodall Place, Totara Vale, North Shore, Auckland in June 2021.
As the Choose Life Counselling services office is just a 1 minute's drive from the Millwater exit off the Northern Motorway, and it is conveniently located for those travelling to the North Shore or Auckland CBD from Warkworth, Puhoi, Wainui, Silverdale, Millwater, Orewa and Whangaparaoa. The Choose Life Counselling office is located just a 20 to 30 minute drive from those living in Totara Vale, Sunnynook, Unsworth Heights, Forrest Hill, Glenfield, Schnapper Rock, Albany, East Coast Bays or to those working in Wairau Park or Wairau Valley areas.  The Choose Life Counselling office is very conveniently located for those living and working in Silverdale, Orewa, Millwater, Milldale, Red Beach and Whangaparaoa.

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