Dr Yanis Brinkmann is a Clinical Psychologist who initially studied at Victoria University of Wellington where he completed a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Psychology. He then completed his clinical psychology training at Massey University where he completed a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. He has since undertaken extra training focusing on the assessment and treatment of complex trauma. He is registered with the New Zealand Psychologists Board and the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists. Since completing his internship he has been working with Talkingpoint since 2016 where he has gained experience working with both short and long term therapy for chronic pain, anxiety, depression and grief. He has a special interest in working with trauma and complex pain and the potential interplay between these difficulties.