Astrid Katzur is a Registered Clinical Psychologist, who has worked for the past 29 years in New Zealand, Australia and Germany
Most recently her area of expertise has been in the treatment of Trauma and in the field of Addictions.
Before that she has been working in Forensic and Correction settings, Relationship Services, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and in General Private Practice, providing Employment Assistance Services, Critical Incident Debriefings and Family Court reports
After finishing her academic training in her native Germany, Astrid has extensively trained in Eye Movement and Desensitisation Therapy (EMDR) and is now an accredited EMDR Europe Consultant, a Facilitator for the EMDR-Institute (US& Germany) and a Trainer of the Recent-Trauma Episode Protocol & Group- Trauma Episode Protocol
She is also an intensively trained Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) clinician and has completed training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Sexual Dysfunction.
She is a founding member and past chairperson of the EMDR NZ association, which aims to promote and support the professional application of in Eye Movement and Desensitisation Therapy