Face-to-Face and Online
Somatic Body-Mind Therapy
for nervous system resilience in challenging times
"My committment to you is to help you to achieve mind-body resilience and wellbeing through personalised care, utilising gentle and effective treatment approaches"
NZCS Medical Science
SE Trauma Institute: Advanced Level
Qualified Lifeline Counsellor
Cert. Early Developmental Trauma
Cert. Trauma Through a Child's Eyes
Dip. CranioSacral Therapy
Post grad. Dip Business Studies
It's a privilege and a joy to help clients resolve their health and wellbeing concerns and see them go on to live fuller, healthier lives.
With over 20 years experience in healthcare, including a background in Medical Science and Healthcare Management - combined with Somatic Experiencing Therapy & Trauma Therapy training and experience, my specialty area is working with stress and trauma-related conditions.
Are you currently feeling stressed or overwhelmed by things? Have you experienced trauma? Whether it's affecting you physically, mentally and/or emotionally, I welcome the opportunity to help you - please feel free to contact me to chat more, or to book an appointment.
Background & Experience
Trained in and studied Medical Science (Medical Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Biochemistry, Bacteriology, Haematology)
Worked for 4 years at Auckland DHB's National Women’s Health
Held senior management roles with various Healthcare providers
Completed 3 year professional Trauma Training to Advanced level with the International Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute - founded by Dr Peter Levine PhD, US trauma researcher and world-leading Practitioner of trauma healing and recovery
Post graduate training: Early Developmental Trauma with Myrna Martin (Canada)
Post graduate training: Childhood Trauma with Psychotherapist Maggie Kline (USA)
Trained as an accredited Lifeline Counsellor
Trained in a range of somatic therapies, including Biodynamic
Cranio Sacral Therapy & Somatic Touch Therapy
Clinic training supervisor for Cranio Sacral Therapy students (Ak)
Equine Cranial Sacral Therapist at the New Zealand Riding for the Disabled (a charity offering horse riding for children with physical, intellectual, emotional and social challenges)
Completed 1-year Mindful Somatic Psychotherapy Hakomi training
Trained in Ecotherapy clinicial practises with the Earthbody Institute (USA)
Completed a 3-year experiential training on nature-based enquiry and explorations of self in the natural environment (NZ)