Dr. Manish Parswani

Registered Clinical Psychologist




Manish is a Registered Clinical Psychologist with the New Zealand Psychologists Board and a member of New Zealand Psychological Society. He is also a registered ACC Psychologist and consults in private practice at Pakuranga Medical Centre.

Manish has over 15 years of clinical experience in providing psychotherapy and counselling for people with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, abuse and trauma (physical, emotional, sexual) and complex grief. He has previously worked in wide range of settings including hospital, university and corporate settings with teaching, clinical, managerial and research positions.

He takes an integrated approach in promoting overall well-being of individuals, couples and families. He specialises in Adult mental health and Cognitive behaviour therapies (CBT), Acceptance-Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Mindfulness-based interventions. He has special interests in psychoanalytical approaches, couple and family therapies.

Manish provides specialised consultations and assessments: ACC assessments, Pre-adoption reports, Pre-sentencing reports, Immigration assessments, Diagnostic clarifications, Intelligence and Cognitive assessments.

He has supervised psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers and nursing professionals. He has been an invited speaker at workshops and conferences and published scientific articles in journals and books.

Manish believes that we all have personal and emotional challenges from time to time and psychological therapies have tremendous potential in helping others regardless of culture, ethnicity or race as human values of compassion, respect, empathy, kindness connects all of us. He enjoys playing badminton, cricket and has been an advisor for interactive theatre.

Mobile: 021 068 6040
Email: manish@eastaucklandpsychology.co.nz
Please contact him directly for an appointment. Leave a message if he is unavailable on his phone.

Consultation Hours

Friday 2pm - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 1pm


Practice Location

Pakuranga Medical Centre
11-13 Cortina Place



$185 (GST incl.) per 50 minutes face to face session.
$170 for an online session through video calling platforms such as Zoom or Skype.
Accepting 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 Wellness Support programme - please speak to your GP.

Get in Touch With Us

Contact Information

For an appointment or to discuss if our service is the right one for you please contact:

Dr. Willem Louw
Highland Park Medical Centre (Wednesdays)
Clinical Psychologist
Mobile: 021 138 7602
Email: willem@eastaucklandpsychology.co.nz


Nishi Rai-Parkhill
Highland Park Medical Centre (Thursdays 9:30am – 5:30pm)
or at her consulting room at Sylvia Park (appointments by arrangement)
Clinical Psychologist
Mobile: 027 222 0240
Email: nishi@eastaucklandpsychology.co.nz


Anneline Mordaunt
Online Sessions (contact Annie directly for appointments on Zoom)
Clinical Psychologist
Mobile: 021 039 6702
Email: annie@eastaucklandpsychology.co.nz

Dr. Manish Parswani
Pakuranga Medical Centre (Wednesday and Thursday 2:00pm – 6:00pm, Saturday 10:00am – 1:00pm)
Clinical Psychologist
Mobile: 021 068 6040
Email: manish@eastaucklandpsychology.co.nz


Claire Runtzler
Highland Park Medical Centre (Mondays and Tuesdays 8:00am – 3:30pm)

Online sessions (Monday, Tuesday and Friday afternoons)
Clinical Psychologist
Mobile: 027 505 6450
Email: claire@eastaucklandpsychology.co.nz


Kahn Higgs
Highland Park Medical Centre (Monday to Wednesdays 5:00pm – 7:00pm, Thursdays 6:00pm – 8:00pm, Saturdays 8:30am – 12:30pm) or at his consulting room at
Eastern Beach (appointments by arrangement)
Clinical Psychologist
Mobile: 021 203 5439
Email: kahn@eastaucklandpsychology.co.nz


Penny Kokot Louw
Highland Park Medical Centre 
Clinical Psychologist
Mobile: Penny is not currently consulting and is not accepting referrals for the time being
Email: penny@eastaucklandpsychology.co.nz