Welcome to the Ponsonby Therapy Centre

Our Centre offers Counselling, Psychotherapy, Couples Therapy, Supervision and Psychological Assessment.

We have a variety of clinicians who have specialties in working with anxiety and depression, grief, trauma and abuse, relationship difficulties, stress, anger management, emotional regulation, cultural issues, workplace issues, sexual identity, and personal growth.

If you are looking for specific approaches, among us we offer:

  • Relational Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
  • Intersubjective and Self Psychological approaches
  • EMDR
  • Trauma therapy, sexual abuse and ACC counselling
  • Jungian and Transpersonal Psychology
  • Imago Relationship Therapy
  • Cognitive – Behavioural Therapy
  • DBT
  • Sex Therapy
  • Psychodrama

Please browse through each of our therapists below, to familiarise yourself with the types of services they offer, and make contact via their listed details.

Sharon Cogan-Beck

People come to me to work on a variety of problems including: depression, anxiety, relationship struggles, low confidence/self-esteem and assertiveness problems, sexual identity issues and parenting. Read more…

Diane Piesse

Diane specialises in sexual abuse, traumatic experiences, workplace and relationship issues. She is particularly interested in working with individuals and couples using a relational model of therapy. Read more…

The Imago Institute

The Imago Institute for Relationships, established by Brenda Rawlings and Peter McMillan, is dedicated to helping you rediscover the joy and potential of being together as a couple. Read more…


The Ponsonby Therapy Centre is located in the heart of Ponsonby, only minutes away from the central city. We have free on-street parking, a waiting room with coffee and tea making facilities as well as a rest room.

51 Brown Street
Auckland 1021