|SWRB Registration Number||6302|
|Nationality/Ethnicity/Culture:||Kiwi / Scots / Irish / Italian|
|Qualifications:||BSW [1st Class Hons], Grad Dip Bi-Cultural Supervision, Grad Dip Bus Admin [Mgt]|
|Current Training:||Drug and Alcohol Clinician,|
|Professional Experience:||Currently Senior Addictions Counselor, Arohata Womens Prison. Prior to this…
12 Years Senior Clinical SW experience [Porirua Community Mental Health, Refugee Trauma Recovery, ORA Team, Compass PHO]; 2 Years NGO Community SW; 3 years Child Protection & Youth Justice SW; 4 Years Special Education Teacher and Key Worker; 3 Years Trainee Church Pastor; 4 years Community Housing Support Worker
|Supervision Interests/Approaches/Type:||Ko Horokiwi tōku māunga. Ko Kenepuru tōku awa. Ko Kōtarana [East Glasgow] tōku iwi. Nō Porirua East ahau. Ko Horouta tōku marae.Ko Jon Blackshaw tōku ingoa.
I attempt to bring a Holistic, Reflective, and Person-Centred approach to Clinical Supervision that often includes Solutions-Focused, Bi-cultural, Critical, Systems, Radical, Trauma Informed, CBT, Strengths-Based and Narrative Approaches. Having worked across the health, education and social service state sectors I have experience in supporting people to navigate the org/client complexities there, and I am happy to support with CPD logs and Professional Development advice. I have also lived and worked in the Wellington /Hutt Valley/Porirua areas most of my life
|I am currently only able to offer Supervision appointments on Friday afternoons [between 12.30 and 3.30 pm]. Like any professional partnership, it’s best to meet up – see if we can find ‘common ground’ for supervision – and take it from there.
Cups of tea /water/coffee come as standard.