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CEP Counsellor/Family Therapist

Born in Canada of French and First Nation Canadian, moved to New Zealand 1971 where I worked as an underground miner at the Kaimai Tunnel. Lived in Australia for a few years and SE Asia for a year.

Did my first CV when I was 40 and recorded over 60 different jobs.

Have a degree in Social Work and Addictions, a Postgraduate Certificate in Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Postgraduate Diploma in Mental Health. Trained as a Family Therapist as part of those degrees.

Worked 5 years as Manager of Stopping Violence Dunedin, 2 years of the STOP Programme (working with teenage male sexual offenders).

I have worked in Adult Mental Health as a dual diagnosis counsellor and Child Adolescent Mental Health for 25 years also many years as a Family Therapist, Crisis Worker and on the In Patient Unit.

I am registered as a counsellor/supervisor for NZAC and a Supervisor for DAPAANZ. I am also a DAO Duly,  Authorised Officer for NDHB.

I have 3 grown up children and have lived in Whangarei for 10 years.

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