About us
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At Living Well Counselling Centre we have been privileged to help many in our community find healing and restoration in their lives.

Previously operating as the Christian Counselling Centre, we have built up an impeccable reputation in the Horowhenua for excellence in all service areas. Our new name reflects our intention to continue to provide an excellent service to the whole community.

Providing a safe place for people to come with life's difficulties.

We welcome the opportunity to serve you as you seek health and growth. You will find us committed to providing professional, compassionate and confidential care.

Bringing hope to Horowhenua since 1990.

In 2015 we celebrated 25 years of service! We gathered to celebrate this success with Friends of the Centre and past and current employees on 25th September 2015.  Viv & Bev cut a 25th Celebration cake.  

Update:  We are now open one day per week in Paraparaumu

We are now open on Fridays from 9 - 5 at 8 Ngahina Street Paraparaumu by appointment only. Contact

Contact our Levin office for an appointment.  06 368 2070

Why Counselling?

When people experience distress or difficulties in their lives many like to talk through their experiences with trained professionals.  Some people do this to understand more fully what led to the current problems, learn new skills and increase positive emotions. Others find having a forum to express their thoughts in a non-judgmental context, while gaining some feedback or insight, the most important part. 

Counselling can help you discover meaning, options, resolution, hope, purpose, understanding and solutions.   

When to Come...

Counselling could be helpful for you if you are:

  • dissatisfied with your marriage or any other relationship
  • feeling sad a lot
  • having a difficult time adjusting to a recent change
  • having a hard time sleeping or concentrating
  • irritable and/or arguing frequently
  • not understanding your teen or they are not understanding you!
  • noticing a change in your eating or weight
  • feeling isolated or unheard

Some of the issues we can help with are:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Relationship issues
  • Separation
  • Grief
  • Youth and other life stages
  • Life Changes such as moving, adoption, natural disasters, empty nest, job loss
  • Anger
  • Addictions
  • Violence prevention

The information you give us will be kept private, except where we have your permission to share it with others.   The Privacy Act requires us to share information where there is a serious and imminent risk to your or someone else's health, or we are asked by the police to provide information regarding a criminal investigation.

This is not a comprehensive list so please contact us to discuss how we are able to help you in your personal circumstances.

We welcome you to look around our site and please contact us if you have any queries.

                                    Te Whare Whai Oranga
                      Bringing Hope to the Horowhenua since 1990