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Clinical Psychologist (0.8 FTE)

  • A unique opportunity to work and live in a special place.
  • IMAGINE… NO rush hour… QUIET beaches… STUNNING scenery!

Are you looking for an exciting challenge and a change of lifestyle? Your job search ends here!

Te Whare Mahana is a unique organisation based in Takaka, Golden Bay. Golden Bay is renowned for its strong and supportive community and its stunning location between the Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks. We are an independent charitable trust that provides a range of community-based mental health services as well as being NZ’s ONLY residential DBT Intensive Treatment Centre.

We are seeking a Clinical Psychologist with Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) expertise to join our friendly and supportive team within an adherent DBT residential programme for Adults with emotional dysregulation.

Qualifications required: Registered Clinical Psychologist (0.8 FTE) with experience in CBT and DBT. Although DBT training and experience is strongly preferred, we will invest in DBT training for an enthusiastic applicant. Must be registered with New Zealand Psychologists Board (NZPB) or be eligible for registration with NZPB, and hold a valid annual practising certificate. Salary offered in relation to the professional experience.

Benefits include: Some flexibility in work schedule, paid professional/registration fees and an annual training budget. A contribution towards relocation may be provided.

For more information, a detailed job description and our TWM applications forms please visit our webpage:

If this is you, we look forward to receiving your full application (Cover letter, CV and TWM Application form) at:

Te Whare Mahana, 163 Commercial Street, Takaka 7110, or email to