Allie Fyfe

Allie Fyfe

Te Puaruruhau, Puawaithi, Starship Child Health

Allie is a Nurse Specialist at Te Puaruruhau. Te Puaruruhau is the Child Protection service for Starship Children’s Health and is based in Puawaitahi, a multi-agency service with Police and Oranga Tamariki.Allie has been coordinating the Gateway Clinic at ADHB since 2017. The Gateway clinic completes health and educa...

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 Anna  Baker

Anna Baker

reThink Children's Therapy

Anna is a New Zealand Registered Occupational Therapist & Managing Director of reThink Children's Therapy. Over almost two decades Anna has worked with pepi/babies, tamariki/children, rangatahi/young people, their whanau & wider support networks.Her special area of interest is working with children from challen...

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 Anna Fleming

Anna Fleming

Anna Hinehou Fleming – Ngāpuhi, Ngāi Tūhoe is a registered psychotherapist, serves on te Rūnanga o Waka Oranga, National Collective of Māori Psychotherapy Practitioners and is a provisional member of the New Zealand Association of Psychotherapists.

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 Anna Gundesen

Anna Gundesen

Fostering Kids NZ

Anna is the Auckland Regional Coordinator and an active member of the FASD Support Group. Having lived the experience of foster care, step children and biological children. She has been an active advocate navigating her way through the social, education and health services, to find the best fit to support her third ch...

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 Brandon Mock

Brandon Mock

Kids TLC

Over the past 20 years, Brandon has worked in clinical and administrative capacities for organizations serving youth in psychiatric residential, intensive outpatient, and outpatient behavioral health. Brandon, is the Vice President of Clinical Programming at KidsTLC in Olathe, KS

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 Care Team

Care Team

Oranga Tamariki

 Debbie Watkin

Debbie Watkin

Te Puaruruhau, Puawaithi, Starship Children Helth

Debbie Watkin is a Registered Psychologist who works at Te Puaruruhau, ADHB Starship Health; at the multi-agency team of Puawaitahi where she works with families affected by child abuse. She received her M.Ed from the University of Washington in Seattle in 1989, then graduated with her PG.Dip.Ed.Psych (Hons) at the Un...

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 Denise  Green

Denise Green

Fostering Kids NZ

 Grainne Moss

Grainne Moss

Ministry for Children, Oranga Tamariki

Dr. Grant Sinnamon

Dr. Grant Sinnamon

Grant’s clinical focus is in the area of clinical mental health and neurorehabilitation in the context of brain development. and the impacts of childhood trauma, childhood onset chronic illness, and other childhood pathologies and experiences effecting the structures, systems, and functions of the brain.

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 Hera Clarke

Hera Clarke

Hera has worked in the NGO sector for 20 years, she has been instrumental in leading Family Violence and Sexual Violence programs and projects.  Hera has been a Social Worker for many years and cut her teeth over the Pu-ao-te-ata-tu era! She was a lecturer of Social Work at Unitech teaching Micro-Skills, Family System...

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 Linda Surtees

Linda Surtees

Fostering Kids New Zealand

 Lisa Dion

Lisa Dion

Play Therapy Institute of Colorado

Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S is an international teacher and supervisor. She is the founder and President of the Synergetic Play Therapy Institute and creator of Synergetic Play Therapy, a model of play therapy bridging the gap between neuroscience and psychology.  She is dedicated to advancing the field worldwide through he...

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 Rob Surtees

Rob Surtees

Caring Families Aotearoa

Rob's professional interests lay with Family Therapy and parenting children with attachment disorders.  Rob describes himself as a relational therapist who often deals with issues involving anger and recovery from trauma.  He uses his understanding of attachment and neuroscience, working with a protective and warm ap...

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Hon. Ron Mark

Hon. Ron Mark

 Sally Moffatt

Sally Moffatt

Caring Families Aotearoa

Sally Moffatt is the Programme Manager for Caring Families Aotearoa, a division of Fostering Kids New Zealand. She holds a Diploma of Teaching and a Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood). She is trained in both level one and level two, Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy and Practice (DDP).Sally is a skilled facilitat...

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 Stephanie James-Sadler

Stephanie James-Sadler

Fostering Kids NZ

Stephanie manages the Regional Coordinators across New Zealand, having an overview of supporting members and the support groups aligned with Fostering Kids NZ. Stephanie has foster care experience and has a knowledge of working across the sector, education and health.

 Tanya Abbot

Tanya Abbot

L'Oreal New Zealand

Tanya is the Group Corporate Communications, Public affairs & Sustainability manager for L'Oréal New Zealand, a subsidiary of the largest beauty company in the world, found in over 130 countries with more than 85,000 valued employees. Tanya champions L'Oréal's Sharing Beauty With All sustainability programme, an...

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Hon. Tracey Martin

Hon. Tracey Martin

 Veronica  George

Veronica George

Soul Psychology

I grew up in Dunedin and, following high school, spent four years at Otago University, completing an honours degree in marketing and tourism. Upon completion of this, I spent a few years travelling and it was during this time that I started to become really fascinated with human behaviour due to the wide range of peopl...

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