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Psychotherapist

Kaihaumanu Hinengaro

Psychotherapists help individuals, couples or groups identify, understand, and manage emotional and behavioural problems.

Pay

Graduate psychotherapists at district health boards usually earn

$48K-$56K per year

Senior psychotherapists at district health boards with extra responsibilities usually earn

$72K-$100K per year

Source: District Health Board/PSA MECA, 2017

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a psychotherapist are average due to stable numbers of people in the role.
Virginia Edmond sitting in a chair facing a client

Virginia Edmond in a therapy session with a client

Last updated 23 August 2017