|Specialist Areas:||Adjustment to chronic illness, Adjustment to physical disability, Anxiety, Asperger's syndrome, Assessment/measurement in sport, Attention deficit hyperactivity (ADHD), Brain injury, Child development, Dementia, Health psychology, Intellectual assessment, Leadership, Life transition & adjustment issues, Neuropsychological assessment, Pain management, Positive psychology, Post traumatic stress disorder, Professional burnout, Professional supervision, Rehabilitation/injury counselling, Return to work, Women's health, Work stress|
|Treatment Areas:||Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), Brief intervention, Cognitive analytical therapy (CAT), Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), Compassion-focussed therapy, Critical incident stress debriefing, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), Positive psychology|
|Client Types:||Adolescent, Adult, Child, Family|
20 Parumoana Street
|Practice Name:||Blackbird psychological services|
|Bio:||Blackbird Psychological services is a family business run by Dr Annie Talbot and Dr Paul Skirrow. We were both trained in the UK and have lived in NZ for 8 years this year. We are passionate about supporting adults, young people, families and organisations to learn how to adapt, adjust and thrive following physical, mental and social difficulties & trauma.
We are both trained in Neuropsychology as well as multiple forms of psychological treatment including CBT, ACT, EMDR, systems family work, CFT, DBT and other evidenced based interventions. We also provide 1:1 coaching, supervision and group support as well as designing bespoke training packages for organisations. We have specialist interest in supporting children, young people and adults adjust following injury. We also are specialists in supporting first responders and other health professionals to recover from traumatic events and provide safe, evidenced based and reflective spaces for professionals to explore their unique recovery needs or that of their teams and families.