I am interested in supporting supervisees to be reflective and gain a good understanding of themselves in relation to their work. A focus on practicing safely and negotiating ethical dilemmas. Interested in supporting practitioners to make sense of behaviour. Trauma informed social work practice. Residential and foster care. Children, youth, parenting and family work.» Read more
Reflective practice with Social Workers, Supervisors and Managers in any setting.» 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.
Promoting a safe, supportive and challenging environment to explore and develop your professional practice. I am passionate about professional and personal development, professional boundaries and self care. Incorporating Reflective practice, systemic approach, solution focused and strength based models of practice.
I enjoy working alongside students and new practitioners in support of integrating social work theory with practice and developing a culturally, ethically safe practise.
My traditions, values and beliefs are moulded through the connection to the land and nature; this connection has given me a sense of belonging and spiritual identity. I enjoy family, friends, pets and the great outdoors.
Reflective practice, Cultural Supervision
Te Ao Maori framework
Zoom available on request
Based in Manukau area, however can do Port Waikato, Franklin area on appointment basis
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
Complex casework support
Long term supervisory relationships providing development support
I use a holistic supervision process which incorporates a mind, body, spirit approach to give your work and life balance. I apply a combination of supervision techniques and life coaching principles, which ensure that you care for yourself first, manage stress levels, overcome procrastination and let go of limiting beliefs. These motivating ideas will enable you to get more out of your work and achieve your goals. I am currently available for either Face to Face or Electronic Supervision on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.» Read more
My private work has involved counselling young people, delivering education and training for social service and health professionals, and also providing supervision to social workers.» 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