Kilpan & Associates provides professional psychological counselling, psychiatric services, career development and training services.

Based in Auckland our team at the Kilpan Centre work with people – individuals and companies, small and large – to help them overcome the challenges and concerns of everyday living.

Our business is all about you and what you need help with.


Self-confidence is the belief in oneself and abilities, it describes an internal state made up of what we think and feel about ourselves. This state is changeable according to the situation we are currently in and our responses to events going on around us.The impact of having low confidence can range from only impacting in one specific setting to being very restricting and debilitating. Low self-confidence can result in shyness, communication difficulties, social anxiety, lack of assertiveness.

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The 21st Century is known as the age of ANXIETY. With the information age everything has sped up to a point where sometimes an individual can feel overwhelmed and distraught. Phobias or fear can be found in flying, heights, elevators, public speaking, and many other areas of daily living. Freedom from anxiety/phobias (fear) can bring a profound change in your life.

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Sadness or downswings in mood are normal reactions to life’s struggles, setbacks, and disappointments. Many people use the word “depression” to explain these kinds of feelings, but depression is much more than just sadness. Some people describe depression as “living in a black hole” or having a feeling of impending doom.

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Relationships occur everywhere from interpersonal loving intimate connections to work, sports and all social situations. Disruptions, disagreements, difference of opinions can result in issues of separation, problems with communication, breakdown in friendships, drop in productivity and social exclusion. It is important that harmony and balance be found in all relationships through understanding the difficulties and changing behavior, communication and the previous grievances.

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When faced with a criminal charge for the first time or subsequent times it can be a daunting and scary process. Our Practitioners are able to support and assist you through the process. Presentencing reports for possible diversion, discharge without conviction is important in assisting the Police and Judges to come to a informed decision. Post sentencing reports could be invaluable in assisting the courts to formulate different sentencing plans. Parole reports can assist in earlier release.

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Are you a teenager struggling with a career choice; stuck in a boring job; of just disillusioned with your career choice? How do you behave, contribute and interrelate with others when part of a team? Want to know what to do when you have finished school or university? We all have natural tendencies in workplace activities. Determining yours and/or your team role can help you in your career development and planning and personal decisions. Try our career development profiling questionnaire to find out what kind of role you gravitate to!

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