I am passionate about creating a work life balance that supports positive professional and personal growth. I see supervision as a safe space in which to reflect and challenge ones own practice in order to be able to provide a strong evidence based practice to empower ourselves and those we work with with an emphasis on risk management and safe practice. Working with team dynamics and managing complex situations within a culturally appropriate framework.» Read more
I am passionate about people being the best they can be in their roles, I have a big focus on self care and good health and safety at work.
I can help focus on a good work life balance, help you manage high complex cases and ensure safe practice.
I encourage reflection on your practice and yourself and integrate theory and good holistic practice in to the sessions. I am also interesting in encouraging safe cultural practice.
Strengths focused – supporting social workers to reflect on their practice and how they might utilize their strengths to support positive change
Uses of reflexivity: pause – reflect – learn – apply
Self care – what this means and tools that can support this.
Modalities used- ACT, Motivational Interviewing, strengths approach, Solution Focussed
Somatic stress release
Overall, in my experience to be successful social worker, you need good professional & supportive supervision.» Read more
Strengths-based, solution-focused, critically reflective practice. Supporting social workers who work with children, young people, adults, and families in the community. Utilising developmental, interpersonal, environmental, and trauma-informed assessment approaches. Best-practice techniques in promoting resilience, recovery and healing. DBT and Mindfulness approaches. Assessment and intervention approaches for self-harm and suicidal risk. Supporting social workers working with survivors of sexual abuse; domestic violence; PTSD; Grief; Depression; Anxiety; physical/medical health; and mental health conditions» Read more
Practice issues; Advocacy and social work; risk management; counselling; workplace organizational and team dynamics,care and protection; management and lleadership; boar/committee/governamce; plannning and management; conflict resolution; stress management; trauma and grief; work/personal/life balance/wellness.» Read more
I currently provide supervision at my Clinic, ‘Solace’ in the Whakatane CBD. I use an eclectic approach and various skills (Life Coach, Mindfulness, Kaupapa Maori, Social Work and Health Services). I also offer supervision via facetime, phone, and I can consider travel within the BOP region (conditions apply). I look forward to supporting a gentle but thought provoking exploration of the successes and challenges that impact you and your practice.» Read more
Supervision that promotes leadership and management in the social services and inspires professional, ethical and effective social work practice, achieves best outcomes with clients and grows a sustainable organisation. Critical reflective practice, culturally safe practice, professional wellbeing including mindfulness and professional and career development are key elements along with managing change and human resources.
A safe, supportive and challenging space is provided for supervisees that is conducive to learning through reflection, exploration, discovery and application. Your further inquiry is welcomed.
Community agencies, statutory work, management, students and working with any one in the social service profession.
The role of mindfulness in supervision and practice
The use of Sand-tray work as a tool for reflection in supervision.
I offer individual, group and team supervision and work from a strengths-based, solution focused, collaborative approach in supervision that supports reflective and safe practice. I am very focused on offering supervision which is relevant to the Aotearoa/NZ bicultural context. I am also experienced in providing supervision remotely via FaceTime/Zoom or Skype or phon» Read more