Meet Olya Kolyaduke

Olya Kolyaduke, B.A. (Hons), M.Sc. (Distinction), PGCFamPsych

Senior Child & Family Psychologist (registered - general scope)

Ms Kolyaduke is a NZ trained specialist child and adolescent psychologist. She was born in Eastern Europe and studied in canterbury, where she completed her psychologist training. She is highly experienced in working with a variety of child and adolescent, plus family, psychological challenges. Olya has specific training and experience in child and adolescent mental health that gives her an in-depth understanding of the psychological functioning of children and adolescents across the lifespan.

Olya has bachelors and masters degrees, alongside a specialist child and adolescent mental health postgraduate diploma training. She has years of experience working eclectically with youth and families. She has additional specialist training and experience providing the 'triple P Positive parenting programme', EMDR, parent-child interactional therapy (PCIT), Comprehensive Behavioural Therapy for tics (CBIT) & Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Olya has run groups for children, adolescents and parents.

Olya has experience working with young people, including those who have anxiety, tics, depression, challenging behaviour and poor anger management, neurodevelopmental assessment and therapy for those with adhd and autistic spectrum disorders, family therapy and sensory modulation.

Professional Qualifications
- Postgraduate Diploma in Child and Family Psychology
- Master of Science in Psychology (Distinction)
- Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Psychology

Memberships to Professional College/Boards
- Registered with the NZ Psychologists Board (General Scope)