Profile of Kevin Mist

Kevin is a New Zealand trained and Registered Psychologist and Counsellor with over 18 years experience.  He provides iindividual and relationship counselling, organisational and staff support, Employee Assistance Programs, psychological assessments and support programs.  Kevin prefers to work in partnership with clients.  This ensures a "best practice" mode of assisting others and ensuring effective psychological health and wellbeing for his clients.  Kevin has experience in both consulting with managers on workplace issues, whilst providing professional support services to staff. 

As an approved 'Specialist' Counsellor and Assessment Report writer for the Family Court, Kevin offers relationship and couples counselling.  He is an approved Counsellor with ACC (Trauma and Sexual Abuse).

Kevin specialises in Critical Incident Stress Management.  He is an International approved Responder and Trainer, with Crisis Intervention Management of Australasia, and the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.  Currently, Kevin is the Clinical Supervisor of the Waikato/Bay Fire Service Peer Support Program.

Within the community Kevin holds positions of responsiblilty at Holy Trinity Tauranga.  Prior to establishing a private practice, Kevin was a workplace Chaplain.

His professional practice has been shaped by previous roles held within a variety of organisations, including: the emergency services; government departments; local City and District Councils; Banks; Schools; commercial industry and the retail sector.




  • Master of Arts (Psychology)

  • Post Grad.Dip. Social Sciences (Psychology)

  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology & Education)

  • Crisis Intervention Dip.

  • Ministry Internship Dip.

  • Certificate in Counselling

  • Certificate in Crisis Intervention



  • NZ Psychological Society

  • Member Institue of Counselling Psychology (NZPsS)

  • Family Court Association of NZ

  • Associate Member AMINZ

  • International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF)

  • ACC ISSC Contracted Supplier and Provider (Sensitive Claims)

  • ACC Approved (Trauma and mental Injury)