Registered Clinical Psychologist
I am a Registered Clinical Psychologist in private practice.
My practice is limited to ACC Sensitive Claims Supported Assessments and clinical supervision. I am an ACC-
Please note: I no longer accept referrals for individual therapy.
© Michael Owen 2017
I am a Registered Clinical Psychologist (90-
I have practiced as a psychotherapist and psychologist for over 35 years. After a BSc In Zoology I worked with children and adolescents in residential psychiatric treatment followed by postgraduate training at the University of Toronto. I have lived in Tauranga since 1994. I was a Senior Clinical Psychologist at CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services) and CMH (adult Community Mental Health Services) Tauranga Hospital from 1994-
Along the way I have trained in psychoanalytic psychotherapy, psychodynamic group therapy, family therapy, cognitive-
I worked for many years with indigenous healers, medicine people, sangomas and elders in Canada, USA, Mexico and South Africa. I have also trained with Stanislav Grof (holotropic breathwork), Michael Harner (soul retrieval), Jon Kabat-
My writings include: The Psychology of the Family (3rd ed). Assessment, Planning and Recording in Child and Family Services. Systemic Task-
My consultation fee for supervision is $160 per hour (incl. GST) unless otherwise negotiated.
Email: mjtowen [at] gmail [dot] com
Mobile: 021 682 369 (txt is best)
Mail: Box 795, Tauranga
Office: 56 Seventh Ave, Tauranga
(North side of Cameron Road at Warehouse Stationery)
ACC Supported Assessments
I am available for travel in the Waikato, Coromandel, Whakatane, Rotorua and Taupo areas. I usually see clients at the provider’s rooms for about 2 hours and then review the report with the client 2–3 weeks later. Please contact me for availability.