Shirley Craig

shirleyannecraig@yahoo.com

021 2053741

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MEd ( Certificate in Counselling) University of Canterbury 2004.
  • Child & Family Mental Health  -Child & Family Psychiatry.
  • BA university of Otago 1991.
  • Post Grad dip in Education of Students with Special teaching needs. ChCh College of Education 1997.
  • Resource Teacher of Learning & Behaviour -Post Grad Dip. Victoria University 2002.
  • Advanced Dip in Teaching ChCh College Ed 1997.
  • Higher Dip in Teaching. Dunedin Teacher’s College 1973.
  • Diploma in Teaching. Dunedin Teacher’s College 1973.
  • Certificate in Te Ara Reo Maori Level 2 Te Wananga a Aoteroroa 2013.
  • Mentoring & Supervision Massey University 2012.
  • 2012 Triple P Parenting Training Level 4 200.
  • Restorative Justice 2005-2014.

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • New Zealand Association of Counsellors (MNZAC), 2003
  • NZEI 1987 – current

ACCREDITATIONS:

  • Lifeline Counsellor 1995
  • Facilitator Incredible Years for Teachers Group Leader 2013
  • Peer Coach of Teachers delivering Incredible Years for Teachers Programme 2015
  • Facilitator Friends for Life Programme.

EMPLOYMENT:            

  • Private Practice Counselling 2016 – current     
  • Volunteer Counselling Petersgate Counselling Centre  2002-2005
  • Volunteer Counselling Home & Family Society 2001
  • Lifeline Counselling 1995-7
  • Primary School Teacher 1992-2017
  • Resource Teacher Learning & Behaviour 2000-2017
  • Special Education Advisor Ministry of Education 2006-7
  • Conductive Education Teacher 1998

EXPERIENCE:               

  • 35 Years in Education, including 22 years in Special Education.
  • Training and Practice in Counselling 24 years.
  • Areas of special interest in Counselling include sexual abuse, wellbeing, relationship issues, anxiety and depression, coaching, supervision, Family Counselling to address behavioural issues.