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    Creating Connection
    Our Therapists
Creating Connection Auckland Counselling & Somatic Therapy

Our Therapists

Central & West Auckland

Counsellor therapist Jan Williams
Jan Williams
Counsellor & somatic Therapist
  • Diploma of Psychosynthesis Counselling
  • Diploma of Psychosynthesis Psychotherapy
  • Certificate in Supervision
  • Member NZ Association of Counsellors
  • Registered Nurse, Member NZ Nurses Organisation

Jan draws on neuroscience based and somatic therapies including Somatic Experiencing®, EMDR and on mindfulness, dream work, psychodrama and a range of other modalities in her work with clients. She specializes in working with chronic health conditions and is trained in Somatic Experiencing ®.

In her work with people as therapist and as a nurse, Jan’s connection with people inspires her. She understands how mind and body cannot be separate, how patterns of health, mood and wellbeing impact each other.

She is married, has children and grandchildren, and is passionate about empowering others to:

• find their way through and recover from experiences and illnesses which may have been difficult or traumatic
• develop their potential and to live their lives in meaningful, deeply fulfilling ways
• create resilience, vitality and a sense of ease and contentment in their inner life and in their relationships.

Counsellor therapist Trevor Williams
Trevor Williams
Somatic Therapist & Social Worker 
  • Bachelor of Social Work (Registered Social Worker)
  • Shiatsu Practitioner
  • Heart Math Coach - heart coherance / stress reduction programme facilitator
  • Mindfulness Practitioner

Trevor has worked in various roles supporting clients and their families to identify their strengths and to build meaningful lives. He enjoys working with people to help them identify their strengths and support them to create meaningful changes in their lives, utilising a range of counselling, social work and body-based approaches in his work with clients.

He knows that having a sense of one’s own direction in life can be a hard thing to find.

It involves understanding our own personal history and how this has influenced the choices we have made and needed to make, and to understand where we are today.

Trevor is committed to understanding his own personal process as a man, husband, father and stepfather alongside his roles in work and society. He understands the reality of the competing pressures of one’s own needs alongside those of others and how this can define our experience in the present moment.

Trevor has trained in various modalities including – working with brain injury, psychodrama, meditation and mindfulness techniques.

He also draws on acceptance and commitment therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy and motivational interviewing. He has experience in working with drug and alcohol addiction.

He is currently training in Somatic Experiencing ®.

“Attention to the human body brings healing and regeneration.
Through awareness of the body we remember who we really are.”

Jack Kornfield