Dr Francesca Bowden

Clinical Psychologist
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Dr Francesca Bowden


Dr Francesca Bowden is a registered Clinical Psychologist with extensive experience in working with adult mental health issues in both public and private practice settings. Her focus as a therapist is to provide a supportive environment in which you feel safe to discuss difficult issues, and to ensure that therapy is useful and worthwhile for you. Francesca is passionate about helping people to live more fulfilling lives through therapy and has a warm non-judgmental approach. Her experience includes working with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds and sexual orientations.
  • Depression
  • Worry/ anxiety
  • Trauma and post traumatic stress
  • Stress and burnout
  • Grief and loss
  • Difficulties managing emotions
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Self-doubt
  • Life transitions
  • Identity difficulties
  • Personal growth opportunities
Therapy approaches
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness
  • Doctorate of Clinical Psychology (University of Auckland)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Honours (First Class Honours in Psychology; University of Auckland)
  • Bachelor of Arts (University of Auckland)
  • Registered Clinical Psychologist with the New Zealand Psychologists Board
  • Member of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists (MNZCCP)
  • ACC Registered Counsellor

Book with Francesca

Please outline briefly what you would like help with; we will endeavour to contact you within 24 hours for a free phone consultation, if we can’t help you we can do our best to point you in the right direction.


Currently not accepting new clients.


Francesca is based in Parnell - The Deanery, 17 Saint Stephens Avenue




$180 per session
Thanks for your enquiry, we will endeavour to contact you within 24 hours for a free 15 minute phone consultation.

Please note that we are not an emergency service, in the event of an emergency please call 111. If you need to talk to someone urgently you can see your GP or phone one of the following helplines.

Lifeline: 0800 543 354
Youthline: 0800 376 633
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