Local, National, Worldwide

In person, online, telephone

Email: Functionallives@icloud.com

Phone:  +64 (0)4 586 1066

   Functional Lives

  For a stress free life!

Functional Counselling and Therapy

More than just talking

Go from surviving to thriving!

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'I aim to enable you to feel better than you currently do - and stay that way!'

For your benefit, I draw upon a wide set of skills, knowledge and experience, gained as an allied health professional and wellbeing practitioner.'

When you feel fragile and overwhelmed, I understand how tough reaching out can be.  Believe me, I can relate.  I know how you need to connect with someone you can trust.  Someone with the experience and background to help.  Someone who knows what they're talking about.  Someone prepared to listen and not judge.

‘I really appreciated Maya's sincerity and professionalism during our sessions and her commitment to follow up with me after the sessions.' Tessa C.

Let's dump that feeling for good!

Click here to talk to someone who understands

Feel like you're carrying heavy rocks around all the time?

What do I do?

I free you from fear

Maya can help with:

Stress, inc. workplace issues

Pain - emotional and physical

Anxiety and fear

Anger issues





Weight loss


Grief and loss

Low self esteem, feel unworthy

No one deserves to feel   like this

Click here to find out what therapies are available to help you

'Thank you Maya for helping me find a way through my mental blocks that had been accompanied by strong feelings of negativity about many things in my life.'  Lesley R

'Maya is an incredibly kind-hearted warm person.  She's easy to talk to and I appreciated that she gives practical tools.  I benefited greatly from my sessions with Maya.  I highly recommend her to anyone!'  Elias L

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No obligation consultation

How can I work with Maya?

For your safety and best practice, Maya is registered with the following governing bodies and undertakes regular supervision and training.

EFT International

Reiki New Zealand


Maya Hammarsal

Accredited & Certified EFT Practitioner

Advanced Reiki Practitioner (Ushi Holy Fire)

Qualified and registered Occupational Therapist

Creative Artist

Mother and wife

Tutor and Course Facilitator

Vegan and Environmentalist