Psychotherapy at AUT: An Overview

AUT’s psychotherapy programme offers students the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills to facilitate personal growth or address specific issues such as:

  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Creativity
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Life stage difficulties
  • Mental illness
  • Relationship disturbances
  • Sexuality
  • Violence and trauma
  • Work and productivity difficulties

We have New Zealand’s only clinical psychotherapy university programme at master's degree level.

Key academic contact

Margot Solomon
Head of Discipline - Psychotherapy
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 7191

Research interests and associations

Degrees and qualifications


Undergraduate qualification overview


Postgraduate qualification overview

Advanced psychotherapy practice
Mindbody Healthcare
Violence and Trauma Studies

Other postgraduate qualifications

News, events and conferences

The Department of Psychotherapy and Counselling hosts a regular Forum which is held on the fourth Thursday of the month, as well as other Workshops and Conferences. (Refer to Health Sciences - Events)

Contact us

Carole Popman
Phone +64 9 921 9999 ext 7761

New students and general enquiries

Student Hub provides information on all programmes at AUT, course counselling, campus tours, study planning and enrolment assistance.

Phone: 0800 AUT UNI (0800 288 864)
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Returning student enquiries

Student Hub provides information on applications and admission, fees and invoices, student loans, academic records, general enrolment, graduation, accommodation, activities and events and student services.

Phone: +64 9 921 9779

Last updated: 11-Oct-2017 3.12pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.