About Me

Meet our Team

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Tobias Schulze

Director Talking Cure, Clinical Psychologist, MNZCCP

Over the years Tobi has found his passion working with clients that present with complex problems, recurrent mental health concerns and failed prior treatments. He specializes in complex trauma and personality disorders with a keen interest in narcissistic presentations and concerns of self-worth regulation. 

Tobi enjoys working from a modern psychodynamic perspective aiming at the deeper layers and core causes of mental illness. 

CBT ° ACT ° Schema Therapy ° Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Works with:

Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-63)

Seniors (64+)

Services:

Individual Therapy

Group Therapy

Couples Therapy

Supervision

Private Clients

ACC

LGBTQIA+

Juliane Engels

Psychotherapist

Juliane was trained in psychoanalytic and depth-psychology based psychotherapy for children, adolescent and young adults. She further studied social work, with work experience for a youth welfare office as well as in family support. Befor joining Talking Cure she ran her own private practice as a psychotherapist for children and adolescent with 3 other colleagues. In addition, she has trained social workers, foster parents, teachers and educators in various psychotherapy related topics over the last 2 years. The age range in which she provides treatment is between infant and young adults (up to 24 years), including family and close relatives.

Works with:

Children (0-11)

Adolescents (12-18)

Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-64)

Services:

Individual Therapy

Group Therapy

Family Therapy

Supervision

Private Clients

ACC

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy ° Psychodynamic Psychotherapy 

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Rachael Diffey

Counsellor, NZAC, DAAPANZ

Rachael has a passion for working with clients who have experienced grief, loss and trauma.  She has specialist knowledge of addictions, substance-dependent families, and childhood neglect, as well as a particular interest in supporting those affected by fertility concerns.  Rachael uses a variety of models, dependent on the needs of the client, including mindful awareness, and body-centred techniques, to work with the underlying causes of distress and difficulty.

Works with:

Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-64)

Seniors (64+)

Services:

Individual Therapy

Group Therapy

Private Clients

ACC

Alcohol & Other Drugs ° Hakomi 

Body-based Psychotherapy ° Dance/ Movement Therapy ° Trauma informed Creative Arts Therapy 

Jessica Lochte

Dance/Movement Therapist & Counsellor, AThR, NZAC

Jessica​ is a dance/movement therapist and counsellor, who utilizes body-based approaches of psychotherapy informed by research in neuroscience and neurobiology. To support the verbal process of therapy, Jessica incorporates nonverbal techniques of Creative Arts Therapies with a special focus on movement expression. She primarily works with adults presenting from diverse backgrounds and with a broad range of health challenges and risks. She has worked in inpatient psychiatry, as well as with refugees and asylum seekers in community settings, and with infants and toddlers in preventative well-being and healthcare centers.

Works with:

Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-64)

Seniors (64+)

Services:

Individual Therapy

Group Therapy

Couples Therapy

Private Clients

ACC

LGBTQIA+

Misha-Joy Clark

Clinical Psychologist and Creative Arts Therapist

 

Misha-Joy completed her Masters in Clinical Psychology at the University of the Witwatersrand (Johannesburg, South Africa). As a Psychologist her special interests are in early development,  depth psychology, Mindfulness/Meditation and Art therapy. Post masters, Misha-Joy has completed several additional courses in the latter areas to supplement her degree. She completed her Art therapy training at Flourish (Chicago based art therapy centre), where she gained theoretical and practical knowledge. She also has a Community Arts Counsellor qualification from Lefika Arts Therapy Centre (Johannesburg, South Africa) and has worked with some very vulnerable populations in Africa.

Works with:

Children (0-11)

Adolescents (12-18)

Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-64)

Services:

Individual Therapy

Group Therapy

Family Therapy

Supervision

Private Clients

ACC

Psychodynamic Therapy ° Mindfulness ° Art Therapy