DR LOUISE COWPERTWAIT
Registered Clinical Psychologist
Drawing on evidence-based practice and her experience in demanding work environments, Louise brings significant psychological and business expertise to the Umbrella team.
Louise is a senior clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist with more than a decade of experience in the mental health sector, in both New Zealand and the UK. She has worked closely with a broad range of organisations including commercial workplaces, private hospitals, public health services, NGOs and educational establishments. Her roles have included individual psychological work as well as consultation, research and facilitation. She is trained in a range of psychological therapies which Louise will adapt to best meet the needs of her clients.
Louise is highly skilled at helping people navigate the challenges of complex roles and develop to their full potential. Her particular interests are in the areas of the science of happiness, women in leadership, and strengthening wellbeing. Her background in neuropsychology has informed her understanding of the cognitive and emotional demands of work and how these can impact on wellbeing.
Louise’s facilitation and coaching style is warm and reflective, and she enjoys working collaboratively to see positive change in people’s lives.
She is currently a member of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists, New Zealand Association of Positive Psychology, and the International Neuropsychological Society.
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