Louise Van den Berg

Louise van den Berg

​Academic Staff Member
Centre for Health and Social Practice


+64 7 834 8800 extension 8785



Physical Address:

D Block, Level 2, City Campus, Tristram St, Hamilton 3240


  • Certificate in Adult Tertiary Education, Wintec, 2016.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health and Social Practice, Wintec, 2015.
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Mental Health Nursing, University of Otago, 2000.
  • Comprehensive Nurse, 1979.
  • Registered Psychiatric Nurse, The Netherlands.
  • Registered General and Obstetric Nurse, The Netherlands.

Industry Experience, Affiliations and Achievements

  • Registered nurse with the Waikato District Health Board.
  • Clinical nurse manager with the Waikato District Health Board.
  • Member of Te Au Maramatanga, College of Mental Health Nurses of New Zealand.

Research Activity

‘No health without mental health in undergraduate nursing education’. Poster presented at the Mental Health Nurses Conference: Close to Home, 2013.

‘Birthright responsiveness to the needs of one parent families.’ Research voucher, 2012.

Select Publications

Shahatahmasebi, S., van den Berg, L., & Hermann, F. (2011). What do you do when no health and social agency wants to care for you? Int J Child Health Hum Dev, 4(2), 251-257.