Napier Counselling Services


Napier Counselling offers effective assistance for individuals, couples, families and employees wanting to improve addictions, past trauma, physical health, mental health, stress management, peak performance, relationships.  You can quickly gain relief from obsessive worrying thoughts, memories of traumatic events, phobias, social anxiety, depression, excessive grief from loss of a loved one, guilt. You can use your physical symptoms to discover how to enhance your life. You can learn the relaxation response and use your visualisation skills to transform you habits, deal with stress, and enrich your life. Relationships with children, partners, work colleagues can be enhanced.  You can be given feedback about what positive changes you have made.


This journey is exciting and exacting, and there will be times when you will be challenged out of your comfort zone, however by learning physical and mental relaxation, you may be surprised how well you cope with this.  Contact me.


My name is Fran Lowe and I am a registered psychologist with a particular interest in both biofeedback and hypnosis and I have additional qualifications in these areas and others.

I have considerable experience in walking alongside those with addictions, depression, anxiety, relationship problems, personality issues and other issues that arise from impaired mental health and childhood or adult trauma and abuse.

I would like to share with you some feedback from clients, with their permission:

"Thank you for your help. I don't think words can really describe how thankful I am." Alexis D

"You are an asset to the community." Judy B

"Thank you for everything you have done for me in the last six months.  I don't know where ai would be today or what state I'd be in without having had your help.  I will be forever grateful."  Emma T

"Thank you for all that you have done for me.  You have taught me how to find myself.  You are an amazing lady and special." Vicky R

"The service was incredible.  Thank you, Fran, the progress I feel now is wonderful.  I am to continue with my new Life." residential addiction client

I m looking forward to making your acquaintance so that you can work with guidance toward a happier and more fulfilling way of being.

I am ACC regestered for pain and for mental  injury from physical injury and sexual abuse.  I am also a provider of EAp servics for Instep.  I provide counselling via the public health organisation's mental health initiative, and financial assistance can be obtained via WINZ if you qualify.

PLEASE NOTE:  I am able to do remote sessions via Skype, so distance is not a   barrier to effective treatment.

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