Counselling Porirua – Wellington

Counselling Porirua-Wellington - Petro

Safe, confidential, professional

Are you looking for counselling in Porirua or Wellington?

My name is Dr. Petro Booysen. In my practice Counselling Porirua – Wellington I offer safe, confidential, professional therapy, counselling, career coaching and mindfulness sessions.

I have more than 25 years experience in the health sector. I support people to positively address challenges in their lives, to enable them to live with an empowered attitude and find the joy and fulfillment they are striving for.

I consult during the week in Wellington CBD as well as the Camborne, Porirua area and online counselling or e-counselling sessions via Skype or telephone are also available.

After hours or weekend sessions are available too via Skype or telephone as well as some late in-person appointments in Wellington and Porirua.


Qualified Social Worker

As a qualified social worker I work as a Counsellor and Life consultant. I have a professional membership with Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW).

I’m also a member of Therapycounselling – Network of therapists and counsellors in NZ.


Qualifications & Certificates
✓ PhD – The University of Auckland
✓ Masters degree in clinical Social Work (M.Soc.Sc (SW) (clinical))
✓ EAGALA training part one and two
✓ MBSR (Mindfulness-based stress reduction) Graduate

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Specialised in

I have experience and expertise in working with clients on a wide range of issues, including:

Counselling and coaching

Life and relationships

– Anger management
– Anxiety
– Assertiveness
– Depression
– Life changes and transitions

– Life crisis
– Relationship or family issues
– Self Esteem and confidence
– Social stressors
– Stress management

Career coaching

Work and career

– Career development
– Job interview preparation
– Job search strategies

– Workplace bullying
– Workplace coaching
– Workplace stress

mindful living

Mindful living

– Decreases burnout
– Decrease anxiety
– Improve general well-being

– Less emotional reactivity
– Prevention relapsing depression
– Reduce perceived stress


Support in life

Need support in facing life’s challenges? Counselling, coaching and therapy can help!

Feel free to send me a message. You can raise any questions you have, and tell me a little about your situation.

Petro Booysen
Registered with ANZASW

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Counselling Porirua – Wellington for counselling, career coaching, mindfulness sessions, individual therapy and relationship counselling in the region Porirua, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Kapiti Coast, Raumati, Paraparaumu, Johnsonville and Wellington.