I am a registered Clinical Social Worker and Counsellor with 35 years of social work and leadership experience working within Justice, Health and Education sectors.
Or the past 20 years I have led clinical mental health and counselling teams in District Health Board and University settings in Australia and NZ.
My areas of special interest have included working in and developing community based sexual offender treatment programmes and adolescent and young adult mental health services.
I am a registered Gestalt psychotherapist with a Masters in Gestalt therapy.
During the past 15 years I have been fortunate in that my therapeutic work has been across different cultures and ethnicities giving me a broad view on humanity and how we operate as individuals within a diverse national and global community.
After living in Australia for 37 years I returned to NZ in 2017. My work as a therapist has taken me to many interesting places. I developed a drug and alcohol counselling and educational service for indigenous communities in