Helen Curreen

Senior Lecturer

Phone: 64+ 9 921 9999 Ext 7198

Email: helen.curreen@aut.ac.nz

Physical Address:

Room AR124

AUT University

North Shore Campus

90 Akoranga Drive

Northcote, Auckland 0627

New Zealand

Postal Address:

Department of Psychotherapy, Mail Code A12

AUT University

North Shore Campus

Private Bag 92006

Auckland 1142

New Zealand


MA, PgDipSocRes, DipTchg

Memberships and Affiliations:

Life Member Western Refuge Society (Viviana)


Helen Curreen has taught and been Programme Co-ordinator for the Diploma in Violence and Trauma Studies from 1996 to 2004.  Helen was also Programme Leader for the Bachelor of Health Science in Applied Mental Health.  She became interested in family violence while working in Henderson as a probation officer and then later as a Family Court counselling co-ordinator.  During that time she worked with a number of community groups including women's refuge and men's stopping violence programme providers.

Teaching Areas:

Violence and trauma

Research Areas:

Helen has research interests in family violence and also the impact on students of education about violence and trauma.