Narrative Therapy

Narrative therapy is a collaborative therapy. Counsellors bring a genuine curiosity to counselling conversations that explore difficulties in the light of the hopes and purposes, understandings and preferences clients hold for their lives.

Our Objectives

(a) To promote well-being of people in our communities through expanding and enhancing counsellors’ narrative therapy education, training, and research;
(b) To maintain a close relationship with narrative therapy counsellor training providers;
(c) To gather funds to provide financial support for counsellor candidates, to enable them to acquire specialised support in connection with their narrative therapy studies;
(d) To promote mutual relationships with counselling organisations that embed the sprits of narrative practice in their activities;
(e) To design and deliver or facilitate the delivery of relevant workshops that will advance the academic excellence of the counsellor students.

News and Events

  • ATUA MATUA Framework

    ATUA MATUA Framework

    On Tuesday 4th July 2023,  a group of 17 practitioners and counsellors were treated to a wānaga by Dr Ihirangi Heke, “Redefining wellbeing: taiao ki te tangata.” In his kōrero Matua Ihi shared his Atua Matua framework of health and wellbeing. He explained it as a model which draws on Māori indigenous knowledges of wellbeing,…

Our Board members

Vicki Tahau-Sweet


Elmarie Kotzē


David William Watson


Trevor Blackburn


Mike Holloway


Anna Greenhill


Sandy Xinyi Lie


Kou Kunishige