Ph 027 298 4792, Christchurch

Fionna McCarthy

Ph 027 298 4792

In Case of Emergency

If you are feeling suicidal or have an emergency out of hours please consider:

  • Attending the Emergency Department of the nearest public hospital
  • Call 111 Emergency Services
  • Call Lifeline 0800 543 354
  • Alcohol Drug Helpline
    0800 787 797


Contact Fionna via this web page, by phone or txt 0272984792

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Appointments are available weekdays and evenings. I will promptly respond to messages and emails; usually this will be on the same day and within two working days.

I understand it is extremely important to feel comfortable in counselling sessions, so feel free to contact me if you wish to have a brief telephone conversation in regards to meeting with me.


Self-refer or referrals can be made by your doctor, health professionals or community agencies.


The Whareora House for Life Centre, 8 Athelstan Street, Barrington, Christchurch.

Counselling services are also available by Skype for those that are unable to attend sessions.

Parking and bus stops are close by.


Fees are reasonable and can be structured depending on individual or couples circumstances.
Assistance with fees is available through WINZ funding to those with a disability or low income.

How to Pay

Payment is due at the end of each session and can be paid by eftposs, cash, cheque or with prior arrangement fees can be paid by direct banking to: ANZ 06 0594 0125520 00

 Cancellation Policy

Cancellations are to be made by 5 p.m. on the day before your appointment. When clients are unable to attend sessions, I do appreciate as much notice as possible.

Notification of changes to appointment times are also to be made by 5 pm on the day before your appointment.

Except in cases of unforseen emergencies; fees will be payable for late cancelations or sessions that are not attended without notification. 

I understand and respect that it can be difficult to start therapy. I also want to acknowledge the personal commitment made in attending sessions and that this draws upon your personal, financial and emotional resources.

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