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/whanāu.

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.

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

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.

09 923 4348
Ngapuhi, Ngati Porou, Tainui, Ngati Pukenga descent. Rāwiri is of Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Porou, Tainui, Ngāti Pūkenga descent....
Maliaga Erick
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...
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 4774
Karin Isherwood is a Senior Consultant Clinical Psychologist from the Wellington area. Originally from the US, Karin studied...
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...
Leanne Eruera
Business Analyst
09 923 4229
Leanne (Te Rarawa, Ngapuhi, Ngati Ruanui) is the Business Analyst for Werry Workforce Whāraurau. Leanne is a member of...
Evaluation Project Manager
09 923 4215
Julliet completed her Master of Science (Psychology) Degree from the University of Auckland and worked as a Research...
Lisa Glynn
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...
Lisa Maughan
Triple P Project Manager
09 923 4250/021 909 300
Lisa joined Werry Workforce Whāraurau as Project Manager for the Triple P project. Most recently she has been an...
Bronwyn Pagey
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 4298
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OPT Programme Project Manager
09 923 4766
Michelle joined Werry Workforce Whāraurau as Project Manager in the Christchurch office. Michelle is Registered Nurse with an...
Adrienne Madden
Communications Advisor
09 923 4228
Adrienne joined Werry Workforce Whāraurau late 2017 to establish our new created communications role. Having arrived in New...
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
Since July 2016, James Boyd has stepped in as Werry Workforce Whāraurau dedicated Youth Consumer Advisor (YCA). His role has...
Incredible Years Māori Advisor
204 152 6154
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Noleen Tuck
Project Support
09 923 4360
Noleen joined the Werry Workforce Whāraurau project support team in 2010 and has happily been applying the skills she has...
Project Support / Administrator
09 923 1267
Elizabeth (Lizzie) joined Werry Workforce Whāraurau in June 2017 as Project Support / Administrator. She has previously...
Project Support/Administrator (Christchurch)
09 923 8560
  Tala'ave joined Werry Workforce Whāraurau in February 2017 to cover for maternity leave. She is delighted to be here...
Project Support
09 923 4249
Hassan joined Werry Workforce Wharaurau as Project Support in January 2018.  Currently, he is completing his final year in...
Tania Anstiss
Incredible Years Mentor
09 923 4205
As the Incredible Years Mentor of Werry Workforce Whāraurau, Tania is responsible for leading and developing the Parenting...
Abigail Milnes
Project Manager
09 923 4298
Abi is Werry Workforce Whāraurau's Project Manager for the Choice and Partnership Approach, our Trauma Informed Care projects...
Manuela Muhlbauer
Project Support / Administrator Christchurch
03 376 5633
Manuela joined Werry Workforce Whāraurau in April 2014 and supports the Christchurch team. She is also part of the Admin team...