Our team of qualified counsellors, therapists and psychiatrists have many years of experience in helping and working with individuals, families, couples and organisations.

Dr. Shanmukh Lokesh
General and Forensic Psychiatrist
With a distinction in Masters in Criminology & Criminal Justice in UK, Lokesh has worked as a psychiatrist since 2005, initially in United Kingdom, then more recently in New Zealand. Trained in United Kingdom, he is a Member of both Royal College Of Psychiatrists, UK and a Fellow of RANZCP, as well as faculty Member of Forensic Psychiatry.
Dr. Hyeeun (pronounced Hae-en) Kim
Counsellor and Clinical Supervisor
Hyeeun is an experienced counsellor and clinical supervisor, and has worked with children, young people and adults for many years. She originally came from Korea in 1994, and is fluent both in Korean and English. She is married with two children. She runs her private practice for counselling and supervision while working as a part-time counsellor for Health and Counselling Service at the University of Auckland.
Linda Makhija
Psychologist
Linda Makhija is a Registered Psychologist; she completed her PGDipPsychPrac at Massey University (2010). She completed her Masters in Psychology at the University of Canterbury (1997). She is a member of the New Zealand Psychological Society (MNZPsS).
Judy Forsyth
Clinical Counsellor
Judy began counselling in 1986 and has over 27 year’s continuous counselling experience. She is a registered Clinical Counsellor with PG Honours degrees in Clinical Psychology and Medical and Family Social Work. She has a warm, empathic manner and works from a client centred perspective that acknowledges the unique individuality of each person and encourages self determination. She brings a strong problem solving focus to her practice that quickly helps clients to clarify their thinking and find a way to move forward.
Dr. Mike Louw
Psychiatrist
Mike Louw has over 11 years experience as a psychiatrist. Trained in South Africa, he works with individual clients from wide range of occupations. His papers have been published in both medical and specialist journals and he has addressed several international conferences and meetings.
Dr. Vanitha Kalra
Consultant Adult, Perinatal, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Being qualified to assess and treat across the age range from infants to the elderly, Vanitha is experienced in providing an age appropriate specialized service.
Shona Harvey
Clinical Psychologist
Shona is a registered Clinical Psychologist from Auckland University and has trained in psychotherapy. She worked as a psychologist in the UK where she completed a 2 year course at the renowned Tavistock Centre in London specializing in psychodynamic psychotherapy. At the same time Shona worked as a Senior Psychologist with young people and families.
Dr. Rajendra Pavagada
Psychiatrist
With a Masters in Psychological Medicine, Raj has worked as a psychiatrist since 1989, initially overseas, then more recently in New Zealand. Trained in India, he works with a wide range of individual clients and has been published in many professional journals.