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Looking for help with your mental health? Kōwhai clinic is a private clinical practice here to help you identify your challenges and find a way through. We work with mood and anxiety disorders, psychosis, stress and grief. 
Get in touch to tailor a plan to optimise your health today.



MN (Auck.), BN (Otago), BCom (Otago), Dip Grad (psychological therapies), PGCert (adv MHN). NCNZ, NPNZ

Katie Waite is a Nurse Practitioner specialist in clinical mental health and psychiatry and the creator of the Kōwhai Clinic. 

Katie is here to guide you through life’s most complex and challenging happenings. She truly cares about her clients' well-being and brings you evidenced based assessment, diagnostics, pharmaceutical prescribing, education, treatment planning and talking therapies.

Katie comes to you with 20 years experience in a full range of mental health settings.

She has a thirst for knowledge and has studied her field and related fields consistently for her working career, but her greatest passion is to work alongside clients as they tell their story and move toward mental health wellbeing.


Expectations and Obligations


We accept referrals for clients 16 years and over with mild to moderate mental health and psychiatric conditions.


Payment for sessions is required at or before the time of your appointment. Any alternative payment plans can be discussed via email prior to consultation or at your first appointment.


At times clients may need to enlist alternative services to help them assess and contain risk and make safety plans outside of our sessions. In these cases, please refer to our supportive links page

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