I work in a collaborative and strength-based approach, which also includes a strong reflective and ecological and social justice approach, and weaves in bicultural practice through the use of te whare tapa wha and other concepts from Te Ao Maori as appropriate and when supervisee led.» Read more
Providing external, clinical supervision for health, community and NGO social workers and clinical supervisors. Providing professional supervision for team leaders, managers in social service organisations. Kapiti, Porirua and Hutt» 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 supervisory practice has developed through many years as a practitioner, supervisor, coach, facilitator, manager and professional leader within government and community agencies at local and national level supervising managers, team leaders and supervisors, CYF social workers and police, community social workers and counsellors and family support workers.
My particular interest areas are: management, professional leadership, children, young people, women, family support, care and protection, family violence prevention.
Online/Zoom supervision available.
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I work from a strengths based approach and feel passionate about supporting social workers to retain wellness, satisfaction and enjoyment in their work. I assist with clarification of roles, interface and systemic issues; meeting professional objectives, support quality of service to clients and assist with professional development. I provide a supportive and constructive environment for reflection on practice.
Addictions, mental health, older adults, management.» Read more
Holistic models of wellness for Social workers, Counsellors and Allied health professionals working with Children, young people and their families in Social work and other therapeutic environments.» Read more
Group supervision, working with professionals from other ‘disciplines’ (eg nursing, social service management, community/support workers) as well as social work. I use a reflective process that promotes and supports safe, competent practice.» Read more