Who we are

Our therapists are experienced and qualified trauma therapists registered with a professional body.
Please contact Ceit or Emma directly to inquire about an appointment.

Ceit Robinson

Director Kāpiti EMDR & Therapy Centre & EMDR Group Therapy Aotearoa
MNZAC, EMDRNZ

Ceit is an Accredited EMDR Therapist specialising in trauma therapy, and has a special interest in working with individuals and groups on their trauma recovery journey.

Ceit’s qualifications include Masters in Counselling from Massey, Postgraduate Diploma Education (Counselling & Guidance) and Diploma of Trauma Management. She has specialty training in Advanced and Group EMDR and is a Case Consultant in Training with EMDRNZ.

Before co-founding the Kāpiti EMDR & Therapy Centre, Ceit has worked as a therapist for a local women’s health collective, an NGO specializing in young people and their families, a postnatal distress service, an international online mental health platform and private practice.

Ceit loves EMDR and the positive outcomes her clients have achieved through this therapy, and is committed to helping clients create change and transformation in their lives.
Ceit is registered to provide fully subsidized therapy with ACC (Sensitive Claims) for survivors of sexual trauma and is an EAP Provider for Benestar.

Outside of the therapy room, Ceit enjoys yoga, gardening and our beautiful beaches on the Coast.

**Please note, I am currently fully booked. Returning clients are welcome to get in touch to discuss an appointment.**

Emma Sanderson

Director Kāpiti EMDR & Therapy Centre & EMDR Group Therapy Aotearoa
MNZAC, EMDRNZ

Emma has raised her children on the Kāpiti Coast and is now loving the joys of being an active Grandmother. As well as other community- based roles, she has worked as a counsellor and therapist for over 25 years.

Emma is an Accredited EMDR Therapist and Case Consultant in Training. She is ACC & PHO Registered and is an EAP Provider for Benestar. Her qualifications include; PGDipHealSc with Cred (Mental Health), PGCert Professional Supervision, PGCertHealSc (Family & Systems Therapies), Dip Arts Psychology, Dip Child & Ado Guidance Counselling, Advanced EMDR and Group EMDR (G-TEP).

Emma is experienced in working with young people and adults of all ages. She is trained in a range of counselling and psychotherapy approaches, mainly focussing on trauma recovery. As such, Emma is very excited by experiencing and witnessing the effectiveness and outcomes of EMDR therapy as an approach to trauma. Emma is consistently inspired by people’s courage to engage in therapy and make changes.

When people are working hard on tough issues, Emma has a way of bringing light and humour into her work. She provides a welcoming safe space and all she asks is that people show up ready to do the work.

**Please note, I am currently fully booked and have no availability for new referrals. Returning clients are welcome to get in touch to discuss an appointment or referral to another service.**

Fees and Cancellation Policy:

$150 + GST per clinical hour

Your therapist will need 24 hours notice for cancellations, otherwise the session will be invoiced.