Maree Robertson

Ngā Tekau Alcohol and Drug Service, Hīkoikoi Management Limited

Tēnei te mihi nui ki a koutou katoa.

He uri ahau nō Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahangungu ki Wairoa me Āti Haunui-a-Pāpārangi hoki.  Ko Maree Robertson tōku ingoa.

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Maree is an accredited professional counsellor with NZAC and a registered addictions practitioner with dapaanz. She has years of extensive experience as a skilled group facilitator. Maree is a compassionate therapist who aims to provide a non-judgemental and supportive therapeutic environment. She uses an integrated approach with a strengths-based focus, to help establish healthy behaviours and provide coping strategies to facilitate positive and meaningful change.

Maree utilises her training and ongoing professional development to deliver a wide range of evidence-based therapeutic approaches and Hauora Māori models of care, which have proven to be effective in the treatment of substance dependence. She will personalise counselling and AOD interventions to meet the goals and needs of tāngata whaiora and their whānau.

Skills

  • Brief & Comprehensive Assessments
  • Harm Reduction
  • Abstinence
  • Goal setting & Planning
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Psychoeducation

Expertise

  • Addictions – Drug and Alcohol
  • Trauma and Abuse
  • Grief and Loss – Perinatal & Infant
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Burn Out
  • Self-Harm
  • Family Violence

Education

  • Bachelor Counselling and Addiction practice BCAP
  • LLB Victoria University
  • CIBTAC International Diploma
  • CIDESCO International Diploma