Aleksandra Gosteva

Aleksandra Gosteva

NZ Occupational Health Psychologist

Specialisation: NZ Occupational Health Psychologist

About Me

I am a New Zealand fully trained, Registered Occupational Health Psychologist. With my breadth of extensive training, research and internships, I have developed special interests in different areas of psychology. My extensive training and experience allowed me to develop a commitment to excellence and appreciation of the vulnerability, diversity, and presentation of people. For my clients, my main assets are my approachable demeanor, emphasis on wellbeing, and straightforward appraisal of their unique needs and situation. I am committed to providing an exceptional, personalised psychological service with the utmost standards of quality and confidentiality. I do enjoy having a broad practice as it allows me to apply my skills to many areas of psychology, including general, child and family, organisational, and health psychology. I have specialist expertise in the following areas:

General Psychology

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) & Complex-PTSD
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Workplace issues
  • Learning difficulties

Organisational Psychology/ Workplace Consulting

  • Bullying and incivility at the workplace
  • Dealing effectively with high conflict personalities at work
  • Strategies for managing high conflict patterns with co-workers and managers
  • The impact of challenging personality traits (e.g., narcissistic, antisocial/psychopathic) on employee wellbeing and organisational performance
  • Leadership training and Development in multicultural business contexts
  • Inclusion policies and practices

Child and Family Psychology

  • Behaviour problems
  • Social and emotional difficulties
  • Self-esteem concerns
  • Attention and self-regulation problems
  • Learning difficulties and study skills
  • Anxiety and phobia issues
  • Parenting support
  • Bullying
  • Trauma
  • Play and Arts Therapy for children

Health Psychology

  • Psychological adjustment to serious and chronic health conditions.
  • Assessment and treatment for clients following injury
  • Accident-related grief, stress, anxiety, and depression
  • Psychological management of chronic pain