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About Me

Kevin GarnerPersonal

I am a New Zealander and was born in 1961.  I was educated in Palmerston North, Christchurch, Lower Hutt, and Wellington.  I was married in 1986 and am still married. We have three children who were born in 1989, 1992, and 1996.  My interests outside of work are my family and sport. I have recently learned to play Bridge and am in the process of developing an addiction!

Educational Qualifications

1981                  Bachelor of Arts (Major in Psychology & Education)

1982                  BA Honours (Psychology)

1986                  MA (Applied) Clinical & Community Psychology


1985-1991          Clinical Psychologist, Child & Family Service, Palmerston North Hospital

1991-1995          Senior Clinical Psychologist, Child, Adolescent & Family Service, Hutt Hospital

1995-2005          Lecturer, The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand

1999-2000          Senior Clinical Psychologist, Adult Community Mental Health Service, Hutt Hospital

1995-Present       Private Clinical Psychology Practice

Professional Affiliations

Registered Clinical Psychologist (Reg. No. 90-00806)

NZ Psychological Society (Member)

NZ College of Clinical Psychologists (Member)

Family Court Approved Report Writer