reThink Children's Therapy Dunedin

Meet the team

Our team are friendly, experienced & professional. We pride ourselves on providing comprehensive assessment services alongside fun & engaging therapy programmes tailored to the needs of the individual.

Dr Karen Layton

Registered Psychologist

Most likely to be seen exploring a new place.

Karen enjoys working with children, young people, and their whānau to help them achieve their personal goals. She provides assessment and interventions for a range of behavioural and developmental difficulties and general life challenges. Karen strives to draw evidence based strategies in an individualised way because she does not believe in a 'one size fits all' approach.


Specials Areas of Practice

  • Autism Spectrum
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Social and Emotional Regulation Skills
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Life Skills


Qualifications and Memberships

  • PhD, Post Graduate Diploma in the Practice of Psychology
  • New Zealand Registered Psychologist
  • Member of the New Zealand Psychological Society

Karen is based in Dunedin