Kristina Godfrey

Kristina Anne Godfrey
Victoria Associates, 113 Geraldine Street, St Albans
Phone 03 3522701
Cell 0277108506
earthmagick@xtra.co.nz
B.Ed. University of Canterbury, 1999
Graduate Diploma in Teaching & Learning, Christchurch College of Education, 1999
Diploma in Counselling, Christchurch Polytechnic Technical Institute, 2007

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • New Zealand Association of Counsellors (MNZAC), 2009
  • Christchurch Folk Music Club, 2015

ACCREDITATIONS:

  • ACC approved for sexual abuse and post physical injury trauma work from 2016
  • Ministry of Justice approved Domestic Violence Facilitator since 2001
  • Family Practitioner in Meta- Frameworks, Stand Childrens Services, 2016
  • Ministry of Justice approved Facilitator, Parenting Through Separation (PTS), 2014
  • IDT Interactive Drawing Therapy, 2001
  • Private practice in Christchurch- Counselling – from 2009 – current
  • Co-Facilitator of Men’s Domestic Violence Programmes, (SVS) Stopping Violence Services, Christchurch, 2016 – current
  • Family Practitioner – Stand Childrens Services, Christchurch, Counselling for vulnerable children and their families, 2015 – current
  • Counsellor – Relationships Aotearoa, Christchurch, Counselling individuals couples, children, young people and their families, Facilitation of Relationship programmes at Christchurch Men’s Prison, Earthquake Trauma Counselling, Non Violence programmes for Department of Corrections & MOJ, 2009 – 2015
  • Roots of Empathy Instructor for delivery of Roots of Empathy Programmes ,The Peace Foundation and Barnardos, 2008 -2015
  • Counsellor – The Monarch Centre, Christchurch, Sexual Abuse Counselling 2010 – 2011
  • Senior Analyst/Child Advocate – Christchurch Family Safety Team (FST) 2005 -2007
  • Child Advocate for Children/Young People who have witnessed Domestic Violence – Christchurch Womens Refuge, North Canterbury, 2007-2009
  • Drama Teacher in Christchurch, 2000 – 2007
  • Teacher in Christchurch 1999– 2000
Almost 20 years working in Mental Health, Domestic Violence Field and Transformational Education

  • Areas of special interest include Play, Art & Music Therapy; Attachment issues; Family Systems; Relationship issues; Communication skills; Domestic Violence prevention; Abuse; Mindfulness; Empowerment; Counselling; Supervision and Ethics in practice