Snita Ahir-Knight

Skill Base: Family/Child Welfare, Mental Health, ACC Approved, Counselling/Therapy

Availability: Part-time, By Negotiation

Location: Wellington/Hutt Valley/Wairarapa

Willing to Relocate? No

Willing to Travel? No

SWRB Registered? Yes

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.

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
– 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

Contact Details:

Contact Phone Number:  0220462095
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