Snita Ahir-Knight

Profile : I am a senior social worker with therapeutic skills in child and adolescent mental health (from the UK and NZ). I am motivated to enable others to help themselves by the use of a range of high level skills and competences. I also possess leadership skills which I successfully transferred from retail to my current career.


  • Counselling
  • Supervision
  • Training/Education
  • Therapeutic Services
  • Consultation Services

Provider for:

  • LGBTQIA Friendly Provider
  • Victims Support Provider
  • ACC Provider

Summary of Services:
– Therapeutic Services for Children and Youth
– Social Work and Therapeutic Interventions in the Area of Sensitive Claims (ACC approved Social Worker and Counsellor)
– Victim Support Approved Counsellor
– Professional Supervision for Social Workers
– Clinical Supervision for Professionals
– ANZASW Competency Assessments
– Training / Workshops
– Consultation Services (clinical experience in child and adolescent mental health; and specialist forensic assessments in risk of violence and sexually harmful behaviours).

BA (First Class Hons) Social Work
MA Philosophy
Certificate Social Sciences

– Therapeutic Play Skills
– Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
– Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
– Brief Solution Focused Therapy
– Motivational Interviewing
– Clinical Supervision
– Enabling the Learning of Others
– Assessing and Teaching the Adult Professional Learner
– Research Methods and Critical Appraisal


Registered : Yes 

Nationality/Ethnicity/Culture: British Indian
Contact Phone Number:  0220462095
  Find me on
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Facebook – Counselling for Children and Youth in the Wairarapa