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    Cutting-edge psychological services guided by science

    Registered in NZ. Licensed in the USA.
  • Psychological Service

    Cutting-edge psychological services guided by science

    Registered in NZ. Licensed in the USA.
  • psychological services

    Cutting-edge psychological services guided by science

    Registered in NZ. Licensed in the USA.

Dr. Heidi Douglass is an American-Trained Clinical Psychologist

who provides psychological assessment and treatment services for adults, children and couples in Hamilton, New Zealand. Dr. Douglass provides Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) along with other evidence-based therapeutic approaches (skills from Motivational Interviewing, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, & Mindfulness) depending on the needs of the person.

Dr. Douglass has experience treating a wide range of problems including obesity and weight management, binge eating and bulimia, addiction, anxiety (stress, panic disorder, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder), depression and trauma. Mindfulness Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT) is one of her specialities.

What is Mindful Eating?

Mindfulness has proven to be very effective in assisting people to eat in a more naturally healthy way. Healthy, in this case, meaning a way that is right for your lifestyle and your body. Research trials on Mindful Eating have been on going in the USA for many years.

One effective form of Mindful Eating treatment is called “Mindfulness Based Eating Awareness Training” or MB-EAT. This program was created by Dr. Jean Kristeller and colleagues in the USA. Heidi is one of the only psychologists in New Zealand who has completed the 5 day professional training with Dr. Kristeller on MB-EAT.

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Testimonials

“Heidi is absolutely lovely and explains everything thoroughly.
She makes it interesting to listen and learn and love her accent.” Meena P.

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