About Us


Counsellor/Therapist (BApsych, PGdip Counselling/guidance, completing Masters of counselling studies).

Shayla is the founder and counsellor of Tiger Lily Counselling, she is completing her Masters of Counselling studies which includes a research component. With over 450 hours of face to face counselling Shayla is due to have provisional registration by the end of the year 2022. She enjoys working with people throughout childhood to adulthood, who are experiencing generalised anxiety, depression, low mood, emotional regulation difficulties, OCD, phobias, relationship struggles, trauma, self-harming behaviours, and much more.

Shayla obtained her BA of psychology at Massey University, where her interest for mind health grew. She then went on to complete a Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling and Guidance where her love and compassion developed for working alongside people flourished. Shayla is now in her final months of her Masters of Counselling studies with a research component that is due for completion by the end of 2022.

Shaylas approach is compassionate, professional, person-centred and strength-based. Shayla believes that everyone should have access to counselling if they need it, because everyone deserves the opportunity to feel their best and reach their goals. She also believes that counselling can be a very hard step to take, hence she provides a safe, comfortable laid back environment for clients.

Take the first step and book today.

If you or Someone you love is struggling or is looking for a counsellor Shayla is here to help. Reach out today for the option of either online or in person counselling. Shayla has experience working with range of clients, she also has experience working with individuals within the LGBTQIA+ community. For more information contact her today.