Janna Young

Janna-YoungMNZAC, MACSD, MPBANZ, Dip. Adult Psychotherapy, ACC Approved Counsellor

Janna is married to Jim and has 2 married adult sons and 7 delightful grandchildren.
She originally trained and practiced as a nurse in NZ and overseas. She retrained as a psychotherapist, joining Arahura in 1989 as she recognised the importance of accompanying people’s journeys toward wholeness in body, mind and spirit. She trained as a spiritual director to assist this process and enjoys the integrative aspects of her work. She has conversations with a wide variety of people, men and women distressed by life events, including grief and loss, depression and anxiety, abuse and trauma. She is registered with ACC to provide counselling for those suffering mental injury and its consequences for sexual abuse survivors. She provides supervision for therapist and other health professionals and enjoys accompanying students in training toward membership of NZAC.

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