Brandon Gallagher

Brandon Gallagher

Brandon Gallagher

Counsellor, Registered Nurse
Alcohol & Drug Practitioner, Clinical Supervisor, Member of DAPAANZ

I left school early and spent the first fifteen years of my working career in the construction, engineering and automotive fields.

In 1990 I started working in Mental Health. I qualified as a Registered Nurse in 1994 and became a Certified Counsellor (Addictions) in 1996. I completed my advanced level training in Psychodrama in 1999 and then trained as a Clinical Supervisor in Melbourne Australia in 2002.

I have worked extensively in the Mental Health and well-being fields, including for District Health Boards, in intensive Alcohol & Drug Rehabilitation settings and for the last 12 years in the community.

I have done extensive training and education, including  completing my advanced training in Relationship Counselling and Existential Well-Being counselling (2020).

I am

  • A Member of the  Drug & Alcohol Practitioners Association Aotearoa New Zealand (DAPPANZ) Practitioner
  • A Trained & Certified Counsellor
  • An Alcohol and Drug Practitioner
  • A Registered Nurse, with current  New Zealand Nursing Council Registration (RN)
  • A retired member of the New Zealand Association of Counsellors (NZAC) (after 15 years as a full member)
  • A Clinical Supervisor for  Counsellors, Addictions Clinicians,  Nurses and for those working in the Mental Health field

Please contact me