Staff

Werry Workforce Whāraurau, is the national centre for infant, child and adolescent mental health and addiction workforce development. We work toward improving the mental health of children and young people in New Zealand through supporting teaching, training, resources, promoting evidence based practice, workforce development, advocacy, and by actively supporting those who provide services to children, young people and their families.

We are contracted by the Ministries of Health, Education and Oranga Tamariki through Auckland UniServices Ltd, to undertake workforce development within the infant, child and adolescent mental health and addictions sector.

Please note that we do not provide psychological counselling nor treatments. The information on this site is for general information and educational purpose only. For any mental health issues, please seek professional help.

Get in touch with us below and we will assist with your queries.

 

Pacific Clinical Advisor
09 923 4277
Fakaalofa lahi and Warm Pacific greetings. Mali’s role at Werry Workforce Whāraurau is to ensure that the Pacific workforce...
Kaumatua
09 923 4348
Ngapuhi, Ngati Porou, Tainui, Ngati Pukenga descent. Rāwiri is of Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Porou, Tainui, Ngāti Pūkenga descent. Rawiri...
General Manager
09 923 4288
Sue Dashfield is the General Manager of the Werry Workforce Whāraurau, and loves her job of supporting the workforce team to...
Senior Advisor
021 353 027
In her Senior Advisor role, Bronwyn has responsibility for the Christchurch office of Werry Workforce Whāraurau, and leads a...
Senior Advisor
09 923 4205
As a Senior Advisor at Werry Workforce Whāraurau, Tania is responsible for leading and developing the Parenting Portfolio of work...
Karin Isherwood
Senior Advisor
09 923 4774
Karin Isherwood is a Senior Consultant Clinical Psychologist from the Wellington area. Originally from the US, Karin studied at...
Core Services Manager
09 923 4242
Rachel joined Werry Workforce Whāraurau in 2015 as the Core Services Manager. She has previously worked in various marketing...
Business Analyst
09 923 4229
Leanne (Te Rarawa, Ngapuhi, Ngati Ruanui) is the Business Analyst for Werry Workforce Whāraurau. Leanne is a member of Chartered...
Project Manager - Evaluation
09 923 4215
Julliet completed her Master of Science (Psychology) Degree from the University of Auckland and worked as a Research Assistant on...
Project Manager
09 923 4298
Abi joins Werry Workforce Whāraurau as the Project Manager for the Choice and Partnership Approach and the Annual Report. Abi has...
Project Manager
09 923 7863
Bronwyn joins  Werry Workforce Whāraurau as Project Manager in the Christchurch Office. Bronwyn has completed her...
Project Manager
09 923 4766
Michelle joins Werry Workforce Whāraurau as Project Manager in the Christchurch office. Michelle is Registered Nurse with an...
Māori Advisor
09 923 4214
Stacey descends from Ngai Takoto, Ngāti Kahu and Ngāpuhi in the far north, and Rongowhakaata, Ngāti Maru on the east coast....
Youth Consumer Advisor
09 923 4475
Hi, my name is James Boyd and I am a Youth Consumer Advisor at Werry Workforce Whāraurau as of July, 2016. I have moved from...
Project Manager - Triple P
09 923 4250/021 909 300
Lisa joins Werry Workforce Whāraurau as Project Manager for the Triple P project. Most recently she has been an international...
Incredible Years Project Manager
09 923 4022
Lisa is an Accredited Group Leader and Peer Coach for the Incredible Years Parent Programme and joins Werry Workforce Whāraurau...
Project Support / Administrator
09 923 4360
Noleen joined the Werry Workforce Whāraurau project support team in 2010 and has happily been applying the skills she has learnt...
SPHC Project Assistant
09 923 4249
Stephanie joined Werry Workforce Whāraurau in March 2015. She has previously worked for several not for profit organisations....
Project Support/Administrator (Christchurch)
09 923 4766
Tala'ave joined Werry Workforce Whāraurau in February 2017 to cover for maternity leave. She is delighted to be here and is...
Project Support / Administrator
09 923 7323
Sasha Soupen joined the Werry Team in February 2017. She has completed her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Politics and...
Project Support / Administrator Christchurch
03 376 5633
Manuela has joined Werry Workforce Whāraurau in April 2014 and supports the Christchurch team Bronwyn Dunnachie and Karen Moke....
Liz Barker
Project Support / Administrator
09 923 1267
Elizabeth (Lizzie) just recently joined Werry Workforce Whāraurau in June 2017 as Project Support/Administrator. She has...