- BA (Hons) Midwifery, 2001
- MSc Mindfulness, in progress
- Mindfulness Teacher, 2019
- Advanced Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Interventions, 2007
- Diploma in Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy, 2006
Areas of expertise
Industry experience, affiliations and achievements
Within the ‘MSc Mindfulness applied to Midwifery Practice’ I have thus explored the fear and physiology of childbirth and compassionate midwifery care.
What do you enjoy about teaching/your job?
I love promoting and supporting an environment whereby immeasurable benefits to families and professionals can be enhanced and realised.
What do you love about your area?
I am passionate about promoting midwifery practice that strives for optimal levels of care, placing the woman, and her whānau at the centre.
Tell us about your experience in the industry
Within my 19-year career, I have enjoyed working across the whole scope of midwifery including recently as a Core Midwife Coordinating at the Delivery Suite in Tauranga, and in the UK teaching as a Midwifery Practice Educator. Prior to this, I treasured the time spent as a community midwife and working in a birth centre over several years. I have also taught on the PROMPT programme.