For anyone under 25 who needs the support of a counsellor. We have counsellors available for face to face or digital therapy.
If you require urgent medical attention, please call 111.
Free call or text 1737 anytime to talk with a trained counsellor 24/7.
Pick a counsellor from our database, Sessions are available in-person or online.
Everyone's needs and preferences are different and we want the best possible outcome for you, so here's a few tips on how to choose a counsellor.
Remember, when it comes to your emotional well being, you're allowed to be fussy.
You want to pick someone you think you'll be comfortable talking about pretty much anything with and who will work with you in a style that works best for you.
Fantastic, you may still be eligible for funding. Ask your counsellor to contact us here.
Anyone in New Zealand who is 25 years of age or under.
We fund one counselling session a week per client with a cap of TWO sessions per client. The Gumboot Funds are not intended as long term funding solutions.
We encourage counsellors to work on their client's urgent need, until their client can get the district health board services they need.
We do reserve the right to audit any financial records relating to Gumboot Friday payments for counselling services, should we feel the need arise or if we see any unusual invoicing patterns. Clinical records will remain confidential between patient and practitioner.
Counsellors, therapists and health professionals on the Gumboot Friday platform are members of professional memberships.