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Grant Langley

Grant Langley

Region
King Country and Taranaki
Location
New Plymouth
Occupation
Rehabilitation and Careers Practitioner
Company
ECS Connections Limited
Qualifications
BSc(Psych); PGDipRehab(Distinction); DipCareersGuid; NZCSParamedical(Intermediate), post-grad clinical papers in Psychological Assessment, Psychopathology, Neuropsychology, Psychology Interventions
Professional Memberships
Professional Member, Careers Development Association of NZ; Full Member, NZ Psychological Society

Services

  • Career Counselling
  • Interview Coaching
  • Job Search Coaching
  • Personality/Behaviour Profiling
  • Professional CV Preparation
  • Psychometric Assessments
  • Student Guidance
  • Vocational Assessment
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Career Development for People with Disabilities
  • Career Development and Mental Heath

I am committed to helping people better their situation, gain confidence and understanding, and achieve personal fulfilment and life satisfaction through work. My strengths lay in motivating and empowering others; helping them solve problems, explore possibilities, see opportunities, and make informed decisions; challenging erroneous beliefs and negative thinking; removing and overcoming barriers, and formulating pathway plans leading to goal attainment. My background and training include rehabilitation, psychology, health and careers practice which allows me to provide support across multiple domains. Within the vocational rehabilitation field, I have completed ACC occupational assessments, MSD workability assessments, case formulations, vocational pathway plans and facilitation of work exposure and training opportunities.

As a vocational specialist, I have assisted young adults, long-term unemployed, mature job seekers, solo parents and those with physical and mental health conditions; clients with injuries requiring ACC initial and vocational independence occupational assessments and return to work support; people experiencing job loss, transitioning between jobs or seeking career planning and development support; and those who have just lost their way, don’t know where to start or are struggling to cope and feeling overwhelmed and stressed about their work situation.