Child and Family Psychologist
Young Minds is a private psychology practice based in Auckland, North Shore specialising in supporting children, adolescents, and families.
Olya Kolyaduke is an experienced Child Psychologist who has worked in both public mental health as well as private practice settings. She specialises in supporting children and adolescents with a range of psychological and neurodevelopmental challenges. Olya has a warm and compassionate approach to therapy and believes in the importance of establishing a trusting relationship. She helps children and adolescents make sense of their current experiences, and works with the whole family to make sustainable changes. Drawing from a range of evidence-based treatment strategies, Olya adapts therapy to fit individual needs and goals. Olya has experience working with children and adolescents with mental health, behavioural, and social skills challenges, and works with the family to support children and young people towards their goals.
Specializing in supporting Children and Adolescents
Tics and Tourette's Disorder
Anxiety and Depression
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Social and behavioural challenges
Sleep & Toileting
Make an Appointment
Initial assessment sessions usually last 80 minutes and cost $280 (incl. GST). The aim of this session is to gather information of what is happening for you and your family, and formulate a plan and goals for therapy.
Follow-up sessions are 50 minutes and cost $180. Shorter sessions of 25 minutes are $90.
Family therapy sessions are $200 for a 50 minute session, or $300 for an 80 minute session. All prices are inclusive of GST.
Face-to-face appointments are based at 443 Lake Road, Takapuna, Auckland. Parking information is available here. Telehealth sessions are also available via video.
Payment is by bank transfer on the day of your session. You may also be eligible for funding subsidies through your health insurance, Work and Income New Zealand - Child Disability Allowance or Disability Allowance, or through I Am Hope.
Please provide at least 24 hours notice if you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment. Regretfully, a full fee will apply for appointments cancelled with less than 24 hours notice or failure to attend a booked session.
GP and community referrals may be sent to: email@example.com