Medplus Family Medical Centres - Allied Services

By: Medplus  05-Apr-2012

Frank Hayes is a Child and Family Psychologist, who specialises in working with children, adolescents, families, and men.  He provides Psychotherapy, Counselling, Family Therapy, and Supervision here at MedPlus Family Medical Centre. From 1999 -2006 Frank was a lecturer in the Department of Psychotherapy and Applied Psychology at the Auckland University of Technology.  He also is a past consultant with Maternal Mental Health, Waitemata, where he facilitated couples groups for seven years.

Common referral concerns relate to anxiety, depression, grief & loss, behavioural issues, relational issues, self-esteem, and men’s social-emotional health.  Frank’s research focus is on the transition to fatherhood and provides ante-natal and post-natal support for fathers through his groups, New Born Fathers.

Born and trained in Canada, Frank did his post-graduate study at the Institute of Child Study, the University of Toronto, and since has over 20 years work experience, is a Registered Psychologist with the New Zealand Psychologists Board and is a full member of the New Zealand Psychological Society.

new born fathers

A series of groups designed and facilitated by Frank Hayes to provide support for men in their transition to Fatherhood.  The most popular group is the NBF Forum which is a regular monthly meeting that provides an opportunity for expectant and new dads to discuss the issues of beginning fatherhood, gain information, problem solve, and meet other new dads in a friendly space.  Each Forum offers space for an open discussion as well Frank presenting a topic that is relevant to men’s fathering concerns.  The Forum provides an informal and supportive place to celebrate being a great dad!

Individual & Couple Consultations, as well as Training for Professionals working in the field, are also available.  09 486 3708 | 021 1159 124 www. frankhayespsych.com


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