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Anne Bond - Chief Executive

B.A; P.G.D; Cert. Psych. Theory Cert. Family Therapy; Cert.Supervision; MNZAC; MIoD


Anne has a great depth of knowledge and experience gained through a variety of positions including management, strategic leadership, lecturing, programme presentation and clinical practice. Anne was also involved with the education sector for 25 years working as a consultant and counsellor.

Prior to joining Workplace Support, Anne operated her own consultancy practice, focusing on Innovation, Leadership and Team Development, People Challenges and Growth, Change Process and Emotional Intelligence with a variety of clients from Government, Corporate and the private sector.

  • Co-founder and Director of Coaching for the Institute for Strategic Leadership

  • Mentored Board Chairs, Chief Executives and Leaders

  • Coaching Executive Management Teams and Boards

  • Developed Talent Development Programmes for several high profile organisations


Trudy Schievink - Training & Development Manager
P.Grad Cert Health Science (Addiction), Dip.Coun.,Dip.NZCRS


Trudy joined Workplace Support in 2018.  She is an accredited DAPAANZ Clinical Supervisor and has an extensive training and development, counselling and supervision background, with a variety of clients throughout New Zealand, along with alcohol and other drug policy advisor experience.
Trudy has a passion for enhancing wellbeing, especially within the workplace and sees employee wellbeing as key to successful and innovative organisations.



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Felicity Sutherland - Clinical Lead &
In-house Counsellor

Dip.Counselling MNZCCA , RGN (UK)

Felicity has been with us since 2011.  Her specialties are relationships, grief and loss, abuse and trauma, spirituality, personal dignity and ethics using an Integrated, Interpersonal, Person-Centered, CBT and attachment models. 

Felicity is also accredited for
Victim Support and Work & Income counselling, is involved in Restorative Justice and has extensive management experience in the health sector.


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Adele Smith - Alcohol and Other Drug Counsellor

MA., BA.Psych., P.Grad.Cert.AOD Studies

Adele brings a wealth of experience in the specialist field of AOD as a counsellor and supervisor. 

Adele believes in supporting change to improve wellbeing in our clients and can provide assessments, brief intervention and more intensive AOD work.




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Caroline Walters - Operations/Staff Support Manager


Caroline has been with the organisation since 2001 and brings with her a wide range of administration and organisational skills which makes her an invaluable member of our team. She ably assists the CEO where required and brings a methodical approach to the smooth running of our organisation.

Caroline's empathy for the work of the organisation allows her to assist clients in a very respectful manner and seeks at all times to find the appropriate response.