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Claire Runtzler

Registered Clinical Psychologist


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Claire is a registered Clinical Psychologist with the New Zealand Psychologists board and she is a member of the New Zealand Psychological Society. 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.

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

  • Depression and anxiety

  • Psychological trauma

  • Transgender and Gender diversity

  • Parenting difficulties and skills

  • Interpersonal and relational difficulties

  • Grief and complicated bereavement reactions

  • Adjustment difficulties

  • Personal growth

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

Consultation Hours

Mondays and Tuesdays 8:00am - 3:30pm

Online sessions available Monday, Tuesday and Friday afternoons


Practice Location

Online via Zoom or

Claire is only available for online Telehealth sessions. 



Claire's fees vary depending on the services provided. A standard session of 50 minutes for an individual is $195 (cash, eftpos or bank transfer to be paid on the day of your appointment). Any fees not paid at the time of consultation will incur a 15% invoicing charge. 
For credit card payments a $5 handling fee will be added. 
You may qualify for up to six free sessions if you are registered with your GP under the Wellness Support programme - please speak to your GP.

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