I am a passionate supervisor with 20 years of experience in the counselling and social work fields specialising in practice that is reflective and social justice focused. I have a particular interest and have worked with social workers who experience drug/alcohol and process addictions and work in statutory social work. I have many years experience working in the NGO sector in mental health, addictions, abuse and trauma, care and protection and SWiS.» Read more
Reflective, supportive, educational and culturally safe practice with the view of empowering social workers and care professionals in managing complex situations and creating a life/work balance.» Read more
I work with supervisees in linking theory to practice, working through ethical dilemmas, managing work/life balance, career progression and employment issues.
I’m interested in working with managers and frontline staff, particularly in the field of family violence, programme development, CBT and trauma based approaches.
Overall, in my experience to be successful social worker, you need good professional & supportive supervision.» Read more
I am particularly interested in supporting new graduates embarking on their social work careers through supervision which focuses on reflexive practice (reflecting on practice to engage in continuous learning), and translating all that theory you’ve learned at uni into practice!
My approach to supervision is collaborative and I understand how important it is to find the right ‘fit’ in supervision. I would welcome you to contact me to book in a free initial meeting to see if my style of supervision is a good ‘fit’ for you.
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
Providing Online Supervision to serve you anywhere in New Zealand (HIPAA Compliant).
Face-to-face available in Nelson.
I can offer you empowering discussions around parallel process, reflexive practice, transactional analysis, and organisation psychology.
I’m interested in inspirational practice so you can be a leader in your field. Leave a legacy by remaining enthusiastic and invigorated by your role, your team, and your communities. I’m curious as to why you became a social worker and how you look after yourself in your role. I’m fascinated by organisational psychology, ethics, boundaries, and reflexive practice. I am interested in mentoring and leadership and capacity building.