imporving organisational well being

Upper South Island


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Brent AndrewsChief Executive
Upper South Island

NZIM Dip. Management, Dip. Marketing, Cert. Adult Teaching, Cert. NZIM Supervisory Management, Cert. Coaching

Brent has over 25 years of business and commercial experience both in New Zealand and Australia with an emphasis on sales and marketing within the manufacturing, wholesale and retail sectors. In recent years he has specialised in Adult Education particularly in the areas of leadership, management and sales and has facilitated numerous programmes. 

As a professional business and personal coach, Brent has significantly impacted many clients with their own self development and personal growth strategies.

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Natalie Frauenstein – Staff Support Manager

Upper South Island

Natalie has over 25 years of business experience with an emphasis on sales and marketing within the manufacturing and retail sectors. In recent years she has specialised in employment services, particularly in the areas of leadership and management and has facilitated numerous vocational training programmes.
She has worked within integrated solutions focussed models to support individuals, business and government agencies to achieve outcomes that benefit individuals, their families and their communities.
Natalie has a principled and passionate approach towards empowering people through building self-esteem and confidence, personal growth and development.

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Daryl Parsons – Specialist Services Manager:
Counselling, AOD, Critical Incident Stress Responses & Professional Supervision Upper South Island and NZ Wide

MNZCCA, Dip.Counselling, Dip.Adult Teaching & Learning, Bachelor of Ministries,  (CISM) Critical Incident Stress Response & Management, Cert. Supervision

Daryl combines his counselling, supervision and education experience with current Masters' studies to oversee service delivery across the workplace spectrum.  He counsels individuals, couples and groups to utilise their strengths to survive crises, conquer challenges and achieve goals.  Daryl enjoys training and coaching managers and supervising therapists to strengthen their reflective practice, emotional intelligence and well-being strategies.  He leads Critical Incident Responses to support affected employees' return to normal functioning after traumatic events.  Daryl uses a warm, solution focused, practical approach to bring out the best in people and workplaces.

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Jonathan Dixon  Business Manager

Jonathan has been providing coaching and mentoring to both the private and corporate sector for over 5 years.  Professional and empathic in his approach, delivering quality coaching conversations in any situation, partnering with others to achieve desired outcomes.  Jonathan has more than 1000 hours coaching experience and holds certificates in Group Crisis Intervention, Four Quadrant Leadership, Motivational Interviewing, and Adult Tutor Training.   
Jonathan is currently studying for Accreditation with the Neuroleadership Institute, acquiring new and effective ways of leveraging leadership interaction 
Experienced in working with all levels of management – both in New Zealand and Australia, facilitating positive change to high performance individuals and organisations.
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Jill Steele
NZCCA Bachelor of Counselling, Cert. Supervision

Jill comes from a background in pharmacy and community work, and has experience in general counselling, relationship work and AOD (Alcohol & Other Drug) brief intervention.  Jill is committed to helping clients to find their full potential as they find peace within themselves.

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Terry Foley
Dip. Counselling, Cert. Supervision, (CISM) Critical Incident Stress Response & Management

Experienced in conflict resolution, crisis management and organisational wellbeing, Terry enjoys working holistically with individuals and groups in a caring and professional way with a focus on wellness at all levels.

Susan Pratley
Cert. Supervision, (CISM) Critical Incident Stress Response & Management

Experienced in working with all levels of management and employees in a variety of workplaces, Susan is also committed to organisational wellbeing through strengthening the personal attributes of the individual.

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Vicki Snow
Cert. Supervision, (CISM) Critical Incident Stress Response & Management

Vicki has comprehensive experience with working with people in the workplace and in the community, with an emphasis on working with children. Vicki has broad experience in many fields including the care and protection of children, alcohol and drugs, respite care, nursing and working with those at risk in the mental health area.

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Andy Edwards
Diploma in Ministry, Cert. Supervision

Andy is a former registered nurse and also has a nursing management background.  He has wide experience in interpersonal relationship building amongst diverse social groups. He has a well developed compassionate, empathic manner and a keen sense of humour which assists in encouraging personal well-being amongst those he works with.


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Melanie Stanton - Counsellor / Supervisor
BApSSc, Dip. Applied Counselling, BA, Cert. Supervision, (CISM) Critical Incident Stress Response & Management

For the past fifteen years Melanie has gained comprehensive experience working with people with workplaces and the wider community.  Melanie has a high level of motivation and enthusiasm which inspires growth and self-actualisation amongst those that she works with.  Her goal is to empower people to get the most out of their life and experience true joy, as it is the uniqueness of people that energises her work.


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