Claire Runtzler

Registered Clinical Psychologist


Mobile: 027 505 6450
Please contact her directly for an appointment.
(Leave a message on her phone if she is unavailable.)

About Claire

Claire is a registered Clinical Psychologist with the New Zealand Psychologists board. She trained at the University of South Africa and has worked in a variety of contexts within South Africa and New Zealand. She currently works as Clinical Psychologist for Counties Manukau District Health Board and in private practice.

Claire adopts a creative, compassionate and collaborative approach to therapy and has been trained to use a variety of therapeutic modalities, namely, systemic family therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, narrative and cognitive behavioural therapies.

Areas of Interest

Claire currently works with adolescents and adults and her areas of interest are:

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Psychological trauma
  • Parenting difficulties and skills
  • Interpersonal and relational difficulties
  • Grief and complicated bereavement reactions
  • Adjustment difficulties
  • Personal growth

Consultation Hours

Mondays and Wednesdays 8:30am - 1:30pm

Practice Locations

Highland Park Medical Centre
14 Highland Park Dr
(in the Highland Park shopping centre, between the library and Countdown)


$170 per 50 minutes (cash, EFTPOS, cheque or internet banking. Sorry no credit card).
You may qualify for up to six free sessions if you are registered with your GP under the CCM Depression programme - please speak to your GP.