Clinical Consulting
Clinical Consulting

Clinical Consulting

I mostly work with adults and young adults. In today’s ‘urban jungle’ anxiety prevails as the epidemic. I specialise in working to help people overcome anxiety and depression. The anxiety of the ‘Facebook’ world and brand advertising and social images of perfection, do take their toll on youth. Read More

Corporate Training
Corporate Training

Corporate Training

My programmes are specifically tailored for the needs of the organisation. They have a Cognitive Behavioural foundation, as this methodology provides the most practical strategies and outcomes from short learning interventions. Read More

Speaking and Lecturing
Speaking and Lecturing

Speaking and Lecturing

I am a very experienced speaker and lecturer on all topics, from serious material or humorous entertainment to rugby clubs and lecture halls. Your audience members will go home with the inspiration, motivation, ideas and skills to do, be and achieve more. Read More

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askdoctorknowtumblr.com

This is my blog on Tumblr designed for youth with anxiety and relationship issues. One year into it's existence went live and received 11,000 questions in one hour from all over the globe. Askdoctorknow.tumblr.com

"KNOWING - WHEN YOU KNOW HOW YOU THINK YOU GET TO CHANGE HOW YOU FEEL."

  Having problems with your teenagers, or even managing your own emotions? This my latest book offers solutions, strategies and techniques for managing your emotional world. Taken from the school of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, this little handbook provides you with "almost" everything you need. Available from askdoctorknow.com click on ...
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"KNOWING - WHEN YOU KNOW HOW YOU THINK YOU GET TO CHANGE HOW YOU FEEL."

  Having problems with your teenagers, or even managing your own emotions? This my latest book offers solutions, strategies and techniques for managing your emotional world. Taken from the school of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, this little handbook provides you with "almost" everything you need. Available from askdoctorknow.com click on ...

“Sharing the Load – what to do when someone you love is depressed”

Published by Random House. My first brush with a major depressive illness inspired this book. The depression was the end result of a manic high, but ...

“Depression Explained”

" I think there is beauty in everything. What 'normal' people would perceive as ugly , I can usually see something of beauty in it"
LATEST IN THE MEDIA
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Interview with Jesse Mulligan Radio NZ

           Talking about social anxiety in today's youth. (2018)

New Zealand Law Society Interview

I was recently interviewed for the NZ Law Society, read the article here and replicated below 29 October 2018 As a part of Mental Health ...
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New Zealand Law Society Interview

I was recently interviewed for the NZ Law Society, read the article here and replicated below 29 October 2018 As a part of Mental Health Awareness week 8-14 October, the Law Society Auckland Branch recently held a Well-Being Seminar in Auckland. The seminar was presented by Gwendoline Smith, a psychologist, speaker and writer, who specialises in ...

Is It Grief or Depression?

A major loss, such as the death of a family member, can trigger feelings of grief. But being clinically depressed is different. So, how can you ...

Stigma Keeps Employees From Admitting to a Mental Illness: Study

Many workers say they wouldn't tell their manager if they had a mental health problem, a Canadian survey finds. The Centre for Addiction and ...