Annalise Olsen

Adolescents, Adults, Children, EMDR, Rainbow, Therapist

B. Nursing, PG Cert in Interpersonal Psychotherapy



Annalise is a registered nurse who has worked in specialist mental health services for 17 years, both in New Zealand and the U.K. Annalise also works within a community specialist mental health team in the CDHB. Annalise has worked with a range of age groups and has extensive experience within the adolescent population. Annalise’s treatment modalities include training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, role theory and more recently EMDR for trauma. Annalise is also currently engaged in psychodrama psychotherapy training.


Annalise has worked with a range of problems from interpersonal challenges, life transitions, depression, anxiety, stress, trauma and ADHD. She can also provide role theory clinical supervision. Annalise is passionate about working alongside people, supporting them to achieve wellness based on their individual needs and circumstances.


Annalise has 2 children and enjoys exploring the outdoors, travelling, hiking and yoga.