Thank you for your interest in supervision with me! To start with, let me introduce myself. I’m originally from an area of the States known as the Pacific Northwest, with a gorgeous mountain called Mt Baker and connection with the Salish Sea through the Nooksack River. When I moved to Aotearoa, I found a deep connection with Aoraki and Waianiwaniwa as my river, and Motukiekie as my place. My experience comes first as a youth worker for 18 years moving into working in moderate to severe adolescent mental health around 7 years ago.
I’ve trained in mental health and AoD through my Master’s degree in Social Work. I’ve been working for the past 5 years in Aotearoa in a variety of services including ICAMHS, Oranga Tamariki, Tu Ora Compass Health and most recently as a tutor at WelTec/Whitireia. I’ve come into the supervisor space with experience in counselling/therapy, social work, youth work and an emphasis in working with adolescents. I’ve trained professional supervision through WelTec. For me, supervision is a time for you to reflect on what has happened, develop a great understanding into what is going on now and launch back into practice better prepared for what comes your way.
Master of Social Work
University of Washington
Bachelor of Arts
Trinity Western University
Australian New Zealand Association of Social Workers, Korowai Tupu, Social Work Registration Board