Leena St Martin
Master of Arts (First Class Honours), University of Auckland
Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology, University of Auckland
Leena St Martin is a Clinical Psychologist and also the Professional Leader for Psychologists working in physical health settings at Auckland District Health Board (currently 35 psychologists).
She completed her academic degrees at the University of Auckland in 1996. After six years working in community mental health, Leena was drawn to women's health and has been with Gynaecology Outpatients, ADHB since 2001 as well as spending three years at Fertility Associates Auckland. She has also been in private practice since 2001. This vast experience means she routinely assists with pelvic pain, endometriosis, genital pain syndromes, gynaecological cancer, fertility difficulties, relationships, including grief and adjustment to change, self-esteem and identity development, as well as employment-related stress. Leena enjoys opportunities to share this knowledge with wide audiences and via publishing academic papers about her work.
Leena often uses a cognitive-behavioural approach (CBT) within a biopsychosocial framework. The one hour appointment takes the form of a collaborative discussion and is guided by your stated goals. She is accustomed to working closely with other members of the treatment team.
Member of NZ College of Clinical Psychologists (www.nzccp.co.nz)
Registered with NZ Psychologists Board in the clinical scope of practice (www.psychologistsboard.org.nz)
Her work is guided by the NZ Psychological Society's Code of Ethics (www.psychology.org.nz)
Council Member of NZ Pain Society
Member of Psychosocial Oncology NZ