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Dr Rui Mendel - Healing Minds

Private Service, Mental Health


10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


Welcome to Healing Minds. We offer psychiatric assessments, advice and ongoing treatment for adults and adolescents.

Services include:

  • Assessment and treatment of mood and anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), emotional distress related to life situations, sleep disturbances, chronic pain, marital problems and sexual dysfunctions.
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is a type of brain stimulation therapy that has been successful in treating a variety of brain disorders including major depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, anxiety, autistic disorder, complex and central pain syndromes and tinnitus. TMS is medication-free but can also be used in conjunction with medication.
  • Telehealth: for patients who live outside Auckland we offer online appointments via Zoom or Skype if appropriate.



Adult / Pakeke, Youth / Rangatahi

How do I access this service?

Referral, Website / App

Referral Expectations

Dr Mendel will take referrals from GPs, concerned family and partners, and directly from you.
Initial appointments take approximately 50 minutes to 1 hr and follow up appointments between 30 and 45 minutes according to the specific needs of each patient.
ADHD assessments - we request a comprehensive referral from your GP or a Registered Psychologist, Primary School Reports and attendance by parents or next of kin at the appointment 


Telehealth (Zoom or Skype) incurs extra charges

Initial appointment (1Hr): $450.00 to $525.00

Follow up (45mins): $285.00

Follow up (30mins): $225.00

Prescription: $45.00

TMS: charges vary - please contact the clinic


10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Please contact the practice during business hours, Monday to Friday, for inquiries and appointments.

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).

Common Conditions / Treatments

  • Depression

    Depression is a mood disorder. Emotional states like sadness, ‘feeling blue’ or tearfulness are part of normal human experience.… More

  • Anxiety Disorders

    We all feel some anxiety at some time or other.… More

  • Bipolar Disorder/Manic Depression

    This is a mood disorder in which both depressive (persistent low mood) and manic (elevated or high mood) episodes are experienced.… More

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

    Intrusive and recurrent thoughts or obsessions which contribute to impulsive rituals or compulsions such as washing and checking.… More

  • Schizophrenia

    Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder that affects about 1% of the general population.… More

  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

    Aesculapius TMS Clinic specialises in the treatment of depression, anxiety, OCD and certain types of pain disorders.… More PDF

Document Downloads

  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) (DOCX, 153.6 KB)

    Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) is an effective treatment for major depressive disorders. It involves the focal application of a localised, pulsed magnetic field to the cerebral cortex, inducing small electrical currents which stimulate nerve cells.

Public Transport

The Auckland Transport website is a good resource to plan your public transport options.


Patient parking is available at the practice. 

Contact Details

129A Shakespeare Road
Auckland 0620

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129A Shakespeare Road
Auckland 0620

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129A Shakespeare Road
Auckland 0620

This page was last updated at 11:40AM on December 22, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Dr Rui Mendel - Healing Minds.