Dr Gordon Hewitt
M.Sc. (hons), Ph.D., CTA (ITAA), TSTA (Psychotherapy) (ITAA), APC (NZAP), Registerer Psychotherapist (PB002) retired May 2020.
Gordon was a partner in Counselling & Psychotherapy Associates.He was founder, director and trainer with the Wellington Transactional Analysis Training Institute which provides psychotherapy training in Wellington.
Gordon is a Clinical Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst, a Teaching Member of the International Transactional Association and a Member and Supervisor with the New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists.
Gordon was President of the International Transactional Analysis Association (2001 - 2003), he has been a member of the Council of the New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists and Chair of the NZAP Admission Committee
He was a member of the Psychotherapists' Board of Aotearoa New Zealand for 5½ years, serving as Deputy Chair and Chair.
Gordon has run workshops on aspects of psychotherapy, counselling and supervision, and on business applications of Transactional Analysis, throughout New Zealand, as well as in Australia, Belgium, Canada, England, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, the United States, and the former Yugoslavia.
He has trained supervisors and psychotherapists for several Universities and polytechnics.
Gordon has a Ph.D. in biology and taught genetics from stage I to Ph.D. level at Victoria University of Wellington.
As well as a background in Science and Psychotherapy, Gordon has extensive management experience, having been Academic Dean of Science at Victoria University and Head of the School of Health Professions at the Central Institute of Technology, run courses for a many organisations and acted as a consultant in conflict resolution cases.
He has two grown up children and lives in Eastbourne, near Wellington with his wife. They share their house with a cat, goldfish, and axolotls. Gordon enjoys tramping, fishing and biking.