Tessa Edwards - BDA (Bachelor in Drug & Alcohol)

Registered Competent Addictions Practitioner​

Registered Member:  Addiction Practitoners'  Association - Aotearoa New Zealand (Dapaanz)

Mission Statement:  "My commitment is to provide professional, confidential treatment which promotes harm reduction from addictive behaviours and supports individuals to make purposeful change in their lives".​

I have a specialist degree in Drug and Alcohol Studies and an  extensive background working in Long-Term residential  and  Day Programme  treatment services involved in providing assistance for those  impacted by  alcohol and drug  difficulities.  My recent focus has been working with women affected by drug and alcohol use.

The approaches I use include; Motivation Interviewing, Strenghts Based Practice, and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy​, within the Client Centered Frame work.

Other Services Available:

Supervision Consultation to addiction staff, clinicians, and those requiring clinical supervision  in the social service and helping fields.​