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Olya Kolyaduke
Child and Family Psychologist

Young Minds Psychology is a private mental health practice based in Taupo and online, 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.

  • Individual Therapy

    Therapy is tailored to each child or young adult to ensure the best fit.

  • Parental Support

    Support is available for parents to feel more confident in managing their children's behaviours.

  • Family Therapy

    Family Therapy is available to improve communication and family functioning.

Specializing in supporting Children and Adolescents with

  • Tics and Tourette's Disorder
  • Habit Disorders
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Trauma
  • Self-esteem
  • Social and behavioural challenges
  • Gender dysphoria & gender identity
  • Parenting support
  • Sleep & toileting difficulties
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Make an Appointment

Initial assessment sessions usually last 80 minutes and cost $290.

Follow-up sessions are 50 minutes and cost $180. Shorter sessions of 25 minutes are $90. All prices are inclusive of GST. Read more here.

In-person appointments are based at 6 Motutaiko Street, Taupo. Telehealth sessions are available via video. To see if telehealth is suitable for you, find out more here.

We aim to be in touch as soon as possible. If you haven't heard back within a couple of days, please check your spam inbox.


Thank you so so much for the work that you did with her.  I think it was fantastic for her to be able to be heard.

- Mum


The Lake Clinic

6 Motutaiko Street


9am - 5pm

Thursdays & Fridays


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