Nishi Rai-Parkhill

Clinical Psychologist
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 Nishi Rai-Parkhill


Nishi is New Zealand trained and has extensive experience working in adult mental health. She has worked in mental health services both in Christchurch and overseas (London, NHS) and has experience in supervising other therapists, students, mental health professionals and other like groups. Nishi has been in private practice for 17 years and offers psychological treatments and consultations for a wide range of issues. In her work, Nishi uses evidence based therapies to help people build on their individual strengths, get back to their normal selves and optimise their personal and work functioning.
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Worry/anxiety
  • Self-esteem/low self-confidence issues
  • Adjustment to life changes
  • Grief
  • Relationship/interpersonal stressors
  • Work-related problems
  • Chronic pain conditions and pain management issues

Therapy approaches
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT)
  • Mi-CBT (CBT integrated with mindfulness
  • Schema focused therapy
  • MA (with distinction)
  • Diploma Clinical Psychology, University of Canterbury, 1996
  • Member of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists
  • MBPS (u.k)
  • Registered ACC provider

Book with Nishi

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.






$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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