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Home and Family Counselling has rebranded to bring a fresh new look and feel to our organisation. We are now to be known as Wingspan. Our commitment to providing affordable professional counselling for individuals, couples and families, and the great team of people delivering these essential services, remain the same. A warm welcome to wingspan.org.nz - a charitable trust making a difference in your community.

What to expect

What happens at counselling?

We’ve answered frequently asked questions about counselling and how it works at Wingspan to help put your mind at ease. If you’d like to know more, please contact us.

Frequently asked questions

  • What is Counselling?

  • How do I know if I should see a counsellor?

  • What will my friends and family think?

  • Can I choose my counsellor?

  • When is Wingspan open for counselling?

  • How do I make an appointment with a counsellor?

  • Can my appointment be online?

  • How quickly can I get an appointment?

  • How many appointments will I need?

  • Can I opt out at any stage? How will I know when it’s time to finish?

  • How do I know my personal information is secure?

  • How much does counselling cost?

  • Can you get free counselling?

  • How is the performance of a counsellor monitored?

What happens after I request a counselling session?

How much does counselling cost?

Wingspan’s Voluntary Contribution Guide is designed to make professional counselling for everyone regardless of their financial circumstances. Recommended voluntary contributions are based on a client’s household income. Payment can be made by EFTPOS, cash, or internet banking.

Voluntary Contribution Scale
If your Annual Household Income is up to:
$10,000 per year
($190 per week)
Individual session
$30
Couple session
$35
Family session
$40
If your Annual Household Income is up to:
$20,000 per year
($385 per week)
Individual session
$45
Couple session
$55
Family session
$65
If your Annual Household Income is up to:
$30,000 per year
($575 per week)
Individual session
$60
Couple session
$70
Family session
$80
If your Annual Household Income is up to:
$40,000 per year
($770 per week)
Individual session
$85
Couple session
$95
Family session
$105
If your Annual Household Income is up to:
$50,000 per year
($960 per week)
Individual session
$105
Couple session
$115
Family session
$120
If your Annual Household Income is up to:
$60,000 per year
($1150 per week)
Individual session
$130
Couple session
$140
Family session
$150
If your Annual Household Income is up to:
$65,000 per year
($1250 per week)
Individual session
$150
Couple session
$160
Family session
$170

Pay it forward

Your contribution will mean so much to the next person. Sometimes life is not a smooth sail, we get into hardship and it’s difficult to see the way forward. That’s why Wingspan is here - we’re experienced in dealing with all manner of life’s problems. With your help, we can break down the financial barriers to ensure everyone has access to professional counselling when they need it.

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