The Psychology Centre

Advancing Psychological Wellbeing and Practice

The Psychology Centre

Advancing Psychological Wellbeing and Practice

Our Relationships

We work with individuals seeking psychological assessment & treatment, to clinical psychology students and professionals, as well as clinicians from other medical and mental health disciplines.

Individual Clients

Our clinic provides psychological assessment & treatment programmes for individuals through referral from another medical practitioner (e.g. GP), specific programme affiliate or self-referral to one of our Qualified Staff.

Other Mental Health Professionals

We provide clinical supervision, training and professional development opportunities for mental health professionals throughout the Waikato. This includes locally delivered workshops, seminars and training courses from our own clinical staff and from respected international presenters.

University of Waikato Students

We provide mentoring and supervision for senior graduate students on the University of Waikato Clinical Psychology Postgraduate Diploma Programme.

Our Clinical team

The clinic has 5 fully qualified clinical staff members and one administrator supported by a number of Intern Psychologists from the University of Waikato Clinical Psychology Programme.

Josh joined TPC in 2012 and became the Director in 2015. Prevously he worked at the Waikato DHB and also spent 10 years in private practice in the US. Over his career, he has worked with children, adolescents and adults with a variety of mental helath concerns. He has also worked in forensic psychology (adolescent & adult) in New Zealand and the US. Josh has worked as a student lecturer and provided training and workshops across NZ and has served as a clinical supervisor (students and registered clinicians) for well over a decade.

Dr Joshua Myers | Clinical Psychologist, Supervisor, Clinic Director

Psy.D, M.S. (Indiana State University, US), B.S. (Michigan State University), MNZCCP. MNZPsS, Honorary Lecturer-University of Waikato

Natalie is Ngāti Apa (Whanganui) and bought up in the Eastern Bay of Plenty.  Natalie’s clinical experience is within child development, health behaviour change, weight management, anxiety and depression.   Much of her experience has been working with children, young people and families and more recently working with adults experiencing distress related to anxiety and depression.
Natalie Parkes | Clinical Psychologist, Supervisor

M.Soc.Sci (Waikato) PGDip.Clin.Psych (Waikato), MNZCCP, MNZPsS

James qualified as a clinical psychologist in 2010 and has been working as a clinical supervisor at TPC since mid 2015. His prior experience was working in child and adolescent mental health and he continues to enjoy working with young people and their families.
James Pope | Clinical Psychologist, Supervisor

M.Soc.Sci (Waikato) PGDip.Clin.Psych (Waikato), MNZCCP, MNZPsS

Dawn qualified as a clinical psychologist in 2017. She joined TPC after two years of clinical experience in child development and disability, and child and adolescent mental health. She continues to enjoy working with children and their families, to help them overcome difficulties and reach their full potential.

Dawn Willix-Payne | Clinical Psychologist

M.Soc.Sci (Waikato) PGDip.Clin.Psych (Waikato), MNZPsS

Julia completed training as a Clinical Psychologist in 2008, and worked in Auckland in adult mental health before joining TPC in April 2019. Her experience and interests are in helping people address a range of problems, including significant emotion regulation difficulties and trauma. Julia’s experience has included delivering DBT-based treatments for individuals and their family members, in group settings and individually. Julia works on TPC’s ACC contracts for sensitive claims and Psychological Services. 

Julia Davis | Clinical Psychologist, Supervisor

MSc (Massey), PGDipPsych(Clin) (Waikato), MNZPS, MICP

5 King Street, Frankton
Hamilton, NZ

(Additional Parking at 67 Seddon Rd)

(07) 846 6907