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MindMatters clinician Dr Margaret Sandham workplace wellbeing expert

Dr Margaret Sandham

Clinical Psychologist and Registered Nurse


Margaret (she/her) is a consultant clinical psychologist as well as a registered nurse and established researcher with many international publications. Based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, she draws on a wealth of experience to provide top-tier professional coaching and trainings. 

Margaret specialises in the areas of mental health, professional supervision, outcome measurement, and palliative care. She has a particular interest in working with people in the health sector. Margaret has been featured on Radio New Zealand and NewsHub, and has published book chapters on mental health and outcome measurement.

Margaret has over twenty years of experience as a health professional. Her first experiences as a nurse working in intensive care led to an interest in mental health, which she then brought into her work as a clinical psychologist and academic. Margaret is an established clinician, academic researcher, and is Associate Professor for the prestigious clinical psychology training programmes in New Zealand.

Margaret has a warm and open style. She brings together the latest research, her clinical knowledge and life experience to provide high quality services to clients.


Born in New Zealand, Margaret has two children and a Fox Terrier dog. She enjoys spending the weekends in the garden, bush, or sea.

Professional Memberships:

  • New Zealand Psychologist Board (NZPB)

  • New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists (NZCCP)

  • Nursing Council of New Zealand

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