Helga McIlrath is registered with the NZ Psychologists Board, and has been delivering therapy for almost 20 years.

She began a private practice in 2017 after 10 years of working in the local District Health Board. She has expertise in treating people with a wide range of mental health problems and psychological difficulties. ​She is passionate about clinical psychology and the benefits it can offer you. ​ She firmly believes in the power of talking therapies and how these can help people change.



B.Sc. (Major in Psychology)

B. Hons. (Psychology)

M.Sc. (Medically Applied Psychology)


Further Training

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy intensive training (2015)

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (2018)


Professional Memberships

New Zealand Psychologists Board (Clinical scope)

New Zealand Psychological Society

International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation

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