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Nadav Avny

MA(Hons) Clinical Psychology, Advance Diploma Integrative Psychotherapy (ADIP)
Member of NZ Psych Society and UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

Nadav works as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Adult Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit of Auckland District Health Board (ADHB). 

 
Nadav established and teaches an MBSR programme to mental health staff. He also leads sustainable implementation of mindfulness at ADHB Mental Health Services, including a Mindfulness Implementation Steering Group, Mindfulness Championing Group (working group) and supervises staff who completed the MBSR programme and are continuing to train as Mindfulness Based Programme teachers. Nadav initiated and is Co Chair of the initiative Mindful Nation Aotearoa New Zealand to bring mindfulness to the New Zealand parliament and influence public policy. 

Nadav's clinical psychology training was psychodynamic. He also completed training in Integrative Psychotherapy (focusing on Gestalt and Existential Psychotherapy) and is a UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) registered psychotherapist. He provides psychological therapy to individuals, families and groups.

Nadav is Co Director of the Mindfulness Training Institute: Australia & New Zealand. He is an approved supervisor for people on the training pathway.

Mindfulness Training Institute - Australia & New Zealand (MTI)