Programme Leader, Lecturer: BHSc Counselling
Phone: 64+ 9 921 9999 Ext 7082
AUT University, South Campus
640 Great South Rd
Dept of Psychotherapy, Mailcode A12
Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences
Private Bag 92006
Dip Psychotherapy (AIT); PgDip HSc Clinical Supervision); MHSc (1st class Hons); Cert Tertiary Teaching
Memberships and Affiliations:
Member of New Zealand Association of Counsellors
Robin Sutcliffe worked for nine years as a therapist in a therapeutic community for people with mental illnesses. She has also spent many years supervising individuals and teams in mental health services. As well as teaching on the Bachelor of Health Science in Counselling degree, she has a small private counselling and supervision practice.
Counselling and group theory and skills; placement supervision; personal and professional development; relational counselling theory; counselling practice.
Supervision of mental health support workers.
Sutcliffe R. (2009), Considerations for the supervision of mental health support workers.Paper in published proceedings. Be the change you want: Workforce ingenuity, The mental health services conference Inc of Australia and NZ Auckland,(TheMHS) Conference. Feb 2009
Sutcliffe,R.(2010). Being 'seen' and being 'heard': A proposed model for engaging 'non- professionals' in professional supervision. Conference contribution. The Supervision Conference: Common Threads, different patterns. Auckland,NZ, 2010