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Te Whare Mahana is an independent charitable Trust that provides a range of community based mental health services as well as NZ’s only residential Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT). It’s a unique organisation based in Golden Bay renowned for its strong and supportive community and its stunning location between the Abel Tasman and Kahurangi National Parks.

We seek a psychologist with DBT expertise or interested in building DBT expertise while enjoying a relaxed lifestyle in one of New Zealand’s top destinations. Join our friendly and supportive team within an adherent DBT residential programme for adults with emotional dysregulation.

Qualification required: Registered Psychologists with training and experience in CBT and DBT modalities. Although DBT training and experience is strongly preferred, we will invest in DBT training for an enthusiastic applicant. Leadership development opportunities are available. Salary offered in relation to the professional experience.

Benefits include: 4 weeks paid vacation, paid professional/registration fees, annual training budget, some flexibility in work schedule. 0.6 FTE with additional hours negotiable.

Please visit our webpage for a more detailed Job Description. If this is you, we are looking forward to receiving your complete application (Cover letter, CV and TWM Application Form) at:

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