Nic Cao

SPA Associate
021 1079301

Background

Nick is born and raised in Auckland, and is a graduate of the University of Auckland Health Psychology programme.  

For the last six years he has supported people doing face to face therapy as a clinical health psychologist in medical settings across Auckland.  Before this he worked with young people in a variety of settings and roles, which include coaching and telephone counselling children and youth for three years.  Nicks approach is underpinned by compassion and having genuine respect for those he sees and their personal stories and struggles. 

Nic is a passionate sportsman, and enjoys supporting athletes to grow into their potential and handle setbacks related to sport and performance. 

When I first made the Black Sticks, I really struggled with anxiety. It became a constant companion of mine and had a huge impact on aspects of everyday life. I was having hour long anxiety attacks; I was emotional and lacked a lot of self-confidence. Seeing Paula was one of the best decisions I could have made,

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