Contact Details
Name: Doris (Tess) Preininger
Specialist Areas: ACC, Adjustment to chronic illness, Adjustment to physical disability, Anxiety, Cross-cultural, Depression, Grief and bereavement, Health Anxiety Disorder, Identity difficulties, Life transition & adjustment issues, Mood disorders, Pain management, Positive psychology, Post traumatic stress disorder, Professional supervision, Psychopathology assessment, Self-esteem & self development, Sexual abuse, Trauma, Work stress
Treatment Areas: Brief intervention, Compassion-focussed therapy, Emotion focussed therapy, Mindfulness-based therapies, Positive psychology, Solution-focussed therapy
Client Types: Adult, Afrikaans Speaking, German Speaking, Older adult, Refugees and migrants
Address: 70 Victoria Avenue
Practice Name: DT Preininger
Location: Invercargill
Bio: I have worked in public and private health care settings in South Africa and New Zealand over the past 12 years. I enjoy working with adolescents and adults of all ages, who are seeking to improve their emotional and psychological wellbeing.

I predominantly use a client-centred, systemic approach, which allows for intervention to be tailored to each client's unique needs and situation. Special areas of interest are providing treatment for depression and anxiety, adjustment difficulties and trauma.

I am a registered assessor and treatment provider for ACC Sensitive Claims and also work as a health assessor for the Ministry of Justice. I speak English, Afrikaans, and German.

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