Lynn Berresford

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Lynn Berresford


M.Ed. (Hons) registered psychologist

I am a trained and qualified teacher but can’t maintain my registration because I am not teaching in a school.

My Experience

I have taught in primary, intermediate and secondary schools and at Auckland University. I have been a counsellor at a secondary school. I am a trained Speld teacher.

I have worked as a psychologist at Tokanui Hospital, Carrington Hospital, at Parnell Drug Rehabilitation Centre and privately.

I run an Effective Study Programme in the school holidays.

I am working with children and parents, for children who are anxious “The Cool Kids Programme”.

I have given a number of presentations and workshops in New Zealand and overseas at a number of conferences: Gifted, Dyslexia, ADHD, Autism & Aspergers, Oppositional Behaviour.

I currently work in private practice with 5 other colleagues at Indigo Assessment and Counselling.

I talk about

Assisting those individuals who connect with the world differently

I can present on these areas:

  • Giftedness
  • Dyslexia
  • ADHD
  • Autism & Aspergers
  • Behaviour
  • Assessments

My key messages

  • The importance of identifying and clarifying the degree of difference
  • Understanding learning differences, difficulties and challenges
  • Understanding the accompanying emotional, social and behavioural overlay

Age group/s

Whatever is needed by the audience or group I am working with I have many years experience with a range of children and teens.


I am available for day and afternoon work for these presentations:

  • Teacher only days
  • Staff meetings
  • Full day packages
I love having the opportunity to present to groups and share my experience and knowledge so please don’t hesitate to get in touch

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