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Marieke Andre | Relationship Counselling

1260 Haupapa St
3010 Rotorua
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Relationship Counselling Rotorua

My name is Marieke. I'm a counsellor in Rotorua.
I run a, private practice  offering individual counselling and couples counselling.

I have worked in the counselling field for over 20 years have a Masters of Counselling Degree and am passionate about supporting people and couples to heal and grow.

I have training and experience in a variety of counselling approaches and am flexible in my approach depending on the needs of my clients.

I am able to support people to manage a range of life’s challenges including emotional dysregulation, unhelpful thought patterns, relationship issues, addiction issues, depression/ anxiety, trauma , grief / loss and other personal, work and family challenges.

I believe (relationship) counselling provides a space for people to explore new ways of seeing themselves, their experiences and their lives and relationships. Learning new skills and growing insight and self-awareness assists you to gain a sense of control and purpose, opens opportunity and provides a platform for positive change (in your relationship) and personal fulfilment.

Would you like to know more or make an appointment, feel free to contact me.


Statement concerning the coronavirus pandemic

I wiil be available for online sessions at all alert levels of the coronavirus, appropriate health and safety measures apply

Qualifications and registrations

Education and Training


Masters of Counselling (Secondary Honours), 2010

The University of Waikato, Hamilton

Certificate in Adult Teaching, 2001

Waiariki Polytechnic, Rotorua


Certificate in Community Work, 1994

Waiariki Polytechnic, Rotorua


Bachelor of Social Science Degree, 1993

The University of Waikato, Hamilton


Additional Professional Development Training



  • Neuro- Nuture – Working with the developing brain to support whole child development- Karen Young
  • Treating Post Traumatic Disorder PTSD- On-line training Dr Leah Giarratano
  • Treating Complex Trauma CPTSD- On-line training Dr Leah Giarratano
  • The Developing Brain- Nathan Wallis
  • Signs of Safety- Child Protection Framework- Open Home Foundation
  • CREATE- Trauma based parenting programme for foster care-givers- Open Home Foundation




  • Practical Application of Ata in Treatment
  • Maori Cultural Treatment Models
  • Practise Supervisor Training &  Assessment Panel- pass
  • Identify & Manage Cultural Tension, Resistance & Conflict Constructivity
  • Purakau in Goups
  • Te Tokorima a Maui Kaupapa 
  • Giving & Receiving Feedback 
  • Family Violence Programme Delivery
  • Managing Safety in the community
  • Code of Conduct and Ethical Practise 
  • Kowhiritanga Women’s Programme Delivery
  • Alcohol and Drug Programme Delivery
  • Short Motivation Programme Training
  • Working with Therapeutic Groups


2013 and prior

  • Full registration as a Registered Alcohol and Other Drug Practitioner (2004-5 & 2011-13)
  • Peer Support Teachers Certificate
  • When Worries Attack - Insight into Child & Adolescent Anxiety
  • Child Protection Studies
  • Youth Mental Health Seminar
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Nuts and Bolts of Psychiatry
  • The Basics of Alcohol and Drug Counselling
  • An Introduction to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Creating Resiliency – Suicide Prevention
  • Dual Diagnosis Training - On-going
  • Ensuring Cultural Safety
  • Youth, Alcohol and Drugs
  • Managing Opioid Dependency
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Internal Quality Systems Auditing
  • Mental Health Care-givers Training




  • Provisional Member NZAC
  • EAP contracts




  • $175 per 60-90 mins couples

  • $130 per hour individual 


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