Dr Rachel Findlay is a registered Clinical Psychologist who attained a Doctor of Clinical Psychology degree from Massey University. She is a member of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists (NZCCP).
Rachel has worked in various settings with clients across the lifespan, including mental health services for children and adolescents, a child development service, the Department of Corrections, and a UK-based mental health service for older adults. She also has private practice experience with referrals via ACC, a primary care contract, and the NZ Police.
She has a particular interest in the treatment of depression, anxiety, and trauma. She has training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), and Solution-Focused Therapy.
Despite Rachel’s interest in psychological treatment, she is increasingly focused on developing expertise in neuropsychological assessment. She is currently involved in the assessment of developmental disabilities in children, and assessment of traumatic brain injury across the lifespan. She has prior experience in the assessment of older adults with suspected dementia.
Outside of work, Rachel enjoys travel and various outdoor activities with her young family.