SPECIALIST MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
NAU MAI HAERE MAI
Kōwhai Clinic is Wānaka's specialist Nurse Practitioner led service for mild to moderate mental health concerns.
Choosing to work on your mental health is a healing process that necessitates participation and investment from you and your supports. Making small changes can bring life-altering results.
We can work with you independently, or alongside your current care team.
Comprehensive mental health assessments
Development of evidence based treatment plans
Prescribing and evaluation of pharmacological therapy
Referral to complimentary professionals
Treatment plan reviews
Medication reviews for mental health issues
Complex case review
Our appointment times range from 15 - 90 minutes. In person and tele-health.
WHAT IS A NURSE PRACTITIONER?
Mātanga tapuhi / nurse practitioners are advanced clinical specialists with masters level education, clinical training and the demonstrated competence and legal authority to practise at an expert level, beyond the scope of the registered nurse.
As autonomous practitioners mātanga tapuhi / nurse practitioners work independently or in collaborative teams with other health professionals. They work towards health promotion, disease prevention, health care access and improved population health outcomes for both communities and specific populations.