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
I am interested in trauma informed models for clinical supervision. I have published internationally on vicarious traumatisation and resilience and am interested in offering supervision for those social workers engaged in dealing their own responses to their engagement with trauma-informed work.» Read more
I aim for a warm relaxed relationship with my clients,
I invite them to reflect on their work with their clients, with their peers and in their own families. My approach respects culture and diversity and is underpinned by Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
I encourage open discussion of complex issues which allows clients to make a plan for action in line with best practice.
I work reflectively. I like narrative, systems and feminist theories. My practice is enhanced by the work of Jonella Bird, Mason Durie and Lisa King.
I work from rooms in Newtown, Wellington and Paraparaumu Beach
Clinical/Cultural Supervision; Leadership/Professional Development; Strength based, Solution focussed, Best practice, Youth sector, NGO Agencies, Grief/Loss, Cross Cultural, Case work working with Individuals, couples, whanau.» Read more
My particular interest areas are: management, professional leadership, children, young people, women, family support, care and protection, family violence prevention.» Read more
Reflective supervision, strengths, systems, and task centred social work; area of mindfulness; ethics, managing boundaries, being clear about social work role; safe practice; awareness of power and control dynamics, managing organisational challenges.» Read more
Strengths based, solution focused and reflective practice models. Community Development.» Read more
Reflective practice, professional development, mentoring, group work, statutory & health social work roles, community development, education & training, self-care, EAP, loss & grief, governance/management, policy, school counsellors.» Read more
To promote and encourage the importance of bi and multi cultural practice. To tautoko practitioners to maintain a healthily safe and effective practice that is reflective of maintaining self care, safe cultural approaches and provides mana enhancing practices. Whanau ora kaupapa used in its correct context can enhance ones practice regardless of culture or gender. To maximise and understand the importance of a balanced practice that enhances both Maori and pakeha world view points. To tautoko their knowledge and personal ability to work within the practice competency and guidelines required by their personal whanau, roles and functions of their mahi and competency standards of their relevant professional bodies requires skill and tautoko combined.» Read more
In private practice offer clincial supervision. Particular areas of interest are Health and Disabiity, Welfare, Non government organisations (NGO’s)» Read more