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Dr Em Edwards


Dr Edwards (they/them) is a registered Clinical Psychologist who has worked primarily in public community adult mental health services. They have experience working with those who present with chronic emotional distress, and also work with people who experience a range of mental health difficulties. 

They currently work in Sexual Health and Gender Affirming Care. They are able to provide consultation, professional supervision, and training and education in various aspects of gender affirming mental health.

Dr Edwards has a particular passion for working with young adults, those who have experienced trauma and neglect in their lives, and those who hold diverse identities.

They are committed to offering a containing therapeutic space to explore developing new ways of understanding and responding to difficult experiences. They bring values such as compassion, humour, and ongoing learning into their therapeutic style.

Areas of Special Interest

Qualifications &
Professional Memberships

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Otago
  • Master of Science in Health Psychology, University of Auckland
  • Doctor of Clinical Psychology, University of Auckland 
  • Registered Clinical Psychologist with the New Zealand Psychologists Board
  • Member of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists (MNZCCP)
  • Association for Contextual Behavioral Sciences (ACBS)
  • Professional Association for Transgender Health Aotearoa (PATHA)