DR ELLIOT BELL

Dr Elliot Bell is a Lecturer at the University of Otago, teaching cognitive behaviour therapies and other mental health topics to psychiatry registrars and undergraduate medical students. He also supervises a number of PhD students across a range of topics, with these, and his own research focusing on mental health rehabilitation.

Dr Bell is also a Clinical Psychologist having worked primarily in public mental health services, and is currently working as a private practitioner. His clinical interests include cognitive behaviour therapy, depression, anxiety, trauma, and positive psychology.

Dr Bell is a Fellow of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists (NZCCP), past Vice-President of the NZCCP, and a current member of the New Zealand Psychologists Board.  Elliot was also the co-author of JK’s book Stand by Me about teenagers and their journey with depression, and contributed to JK’s autobiography All Black’s Don’t Cry.

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The Sir John Kirwan Foundation is not a clinical service.  We are not able to provide emergency support or counselling services.  To access these please see below.

If you are worried about your or someone else’s mental health, please visit your local GP or free call or text 1737 to talk to someone for advice and support.

If you are concerned about someone’s immediate safety contact your local health services.

Or if you or someone else is in danger or at risk of endangering others, call the Police immediately on 111

There are a number of great New Zealand and International websites that provide useful information and support to manage your own mental health and wellbeing, and that of others.  Click below to check them out.

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