I offer social work interventions, counselling, family work, advocacy, supervision and mentoring. I can work in conjunction with GP or Specialist care as needed.
I am a qualified Social Worker with 24 years experience in clinical practice in the mental health and disability sector in publicly funded health services. I have 12 years experience as a social work supervisor and mentor both in publicly funded health and the non-government sector.
I have specific interests and expertise in child and adolescent mental health and disability and have experience and expertise with families adjusting to health and disability issues.
I have considerable experience in adult mental health issues and ideally work with people in the context of their family/whanau and the environment within which they live and work.
I am available to act as an advocate for individuals and families experiencing difficulties with other systems (Health, Welfare, Educational or Vocational) accepting health or disability issues.