Counselling & Psychology

Beverly Hodder (B.A. SocSci, RN, MNZAC)

Registrations and Qualifications

  • Registered Psychiatric Nurse
  • Registered General and Obstetric Nurse
  • Approved Counsellor - MNZAC
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Nursing)
  • Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Advanced Nursing - Mental Health
128 Hardy St, Nelson, 7010
Ph: 021 027 10332


I have an ability to build rapport with a diverse range of clients, to provide comprehensive Mental Health Nursing Assessments and utilise evidence based interventions, building confidential, non-judgemental therapeutic alliance and building on the client's strengths and skills to increase knowledge/understanding and resilience.

I am trained in a range of theraputic interventions: CBT, DBT, Narrative, NLP, Sensory Modulation (Trainer), Motivational Interviewing, Strengths Based, Solution Focused, Grief Counselling, Sexual Abuse Counselling, Psychodrama, Falloon Family Therapy, Addiction Counselling, Anger Management, HIV, Mindfulness, Yoga for Wellbeing.
I am an experienced Clinical Supervisor.


  • New Zealand Association of Counsellors - Member since 1994, Full since 2000
  • New Zealand Nurses Organisation
  • Nursing Council of New Zealand - Annual Practicing Certificate

Relevant Experience:

40 years experience in Mental Health Services: Inpatient, Alcohol and Drug, Detox, Counsellor at Kawai Street Outpatient Clinic, Community Crisis Teams, Nurse Advisor, Nurse Specialist Primary Care Liaison - Project work, Brief Intervention Counselling for Primary Health Organisation - working with adolescents and Adults.

I have 16 years experience Private Practice Counselling, 14 years experience as an ACC Sensitive Claims Counsellor (not currently under contract), 6 years co-facilitating groups for Sexual Abuse Treatment Team.

Tutor/Educator for Community Groups, Nursing Students and Community Clinicians, GPs on Mental Health issues especially suicide intervention and aftermath.

My Availability:

Monday,Tuesday & Wednesdays

I am negotiable to see client's after hours if their employment limits access.

Written by Admin on Thursday May 7, 2020

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