Kahn received both his Bachelor of Psychology (2004) and his Masters of Social Science in Clinical Psychology (2008) at the North-West University, South Africa. He worked at a psychiatric hospital of which his responsibilities included assessing client needs, working as part of a multidisciplinary team, devising/monitoring appropriate treatment programs, providing psychotherapy and carrying out applied research. Kahn has been working in New Zealand since 2017 both in a DHB and private environment and has been with Re-centre since its opening. During this time he has been responsible for facilitating the shared learning courses as well as provide individual therapy sessions.
Kahn specialises in working with children, adolescent and adults who might find coping with everyday life challenging – depression, anxiety, loss & grief, relationships and adjustment. He has a cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) focus and is trained in the integrated technical eclectic approach. What this usually means is that therapy combines different approaches and fuses them together to allow for the selection and implementation of techniques from a range of approaches to best fit your needs. He also completed the initial training in eye movement desentitization and reprocessing (EMDR).
Bachelor of Psychology (NWU – South Africa), Master of Social Science in Clinical Psychology (NWU – South Africa)