About Ceit

Ceit is a registered psychotherapist and Accredited EMDR Therapist based on the Kāpiti Coast. She is a co-founder of the Kāpiti EMDR & Therapy Centre  and co-director of EMDR Group Therapy Aotearoa. 

She specialises in trauma therapy, and has a special interest in working with individuals and groups on their trauma recovery journey.

Ceit’s style is warm and relational, and she recognises that providing a safe therapeutic relationship is key to a successful therapy and trauma recovery.

Ceit has been working in Kāpiti as a therapist since 2014. She has worked as a therapist for a local women’s health collective, an NGO specializing in young people and their families, a postnatal distress service, an international online mental health platform and private practice. She has co-developed an EMDR Group Therapy model for sexual violence survivors and consults on this model for clinicians in Aotearoa and internationally.

Ceit loves EMDR and the positive outcomes her clients have achieved through this therapy, and is committed to supporting clients to create change and transformation in their lives.

Outside of the therapy room, Ceit enjoys yoga, gardening and our beautiful beaches on the Coast.

Qualifications & Registration

  • Certified Transactional Analyst (CTA) in Psychotherapy
  • Masters in Counselling (Massey)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Counselling and Guidance)
  • Diploma Trauma Management
  • Accredited EMDR Therapist with EMDRNZ
  • Advanced Training in EMDR Therapy
  • Group Training in EMDR Therapy (G-TEP)
  • PBANZ (Psychotherapists’ Board of Aotearoa New Zealand)
  • NZAP (New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists)
  • ITAA (International Transactional Analysis Association)
  • Member EMDRNZ
  • ACC Sensitive Claims Registered Provider

Publications

  • Robinson C., & Pond, R. (2019). Do online support groups for grief benefit the bereaved? Systematic review of the quantitative and qualitative literature. Computers in Human Behaviour. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2019.06.011
  • Robinson, C., Sanderson, E., Heaney-Yeatts, E. (2023), You Are Not Alone: Sexual Violence Survivors EMDR Group Protocol. In R. Morrow Robinson, S. Kemal Kaptan (Eds) EMDR Group Therapy: Emerging Principles and Protocols to Treat Trauma and Beyond. New York, NY. Springer Publishing Company.
  • Sanderson, E., & Robinson, C. (2024) SVS EMDR group protocol: A collaborative approach to trauma therapy. In Journal of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists, 34(1), 100-111.