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Author's own untitled abstract painting
Author's own untitled abstract painting
Author's own untitled abstract painting
Author's own untitled abstract painting

Training + Work + Life Experiences

Training + Development


  • Family Constellations Professional Certification Online Training, Family Constellations Practical Trauma Informed Treatment with Yildiz Sethi 2024​

  • Aotearoa New Zealand Constellations Intensive ANZCI FAMILY AND SYSTEMIC CONSTELLATIONS IMMERSION 4 - 8th April 2024 Taupō New Zealand​ Master sessions with Shavasti, Alexandra Finkelstein, Maria Dolenc, Claire Gomez, Tracy Cartwright, James Hudson, and others.

  • NICABM  TThe Trauma of Racism Four part webinar series February 2024

  • Dr Daniel Foor, Ancestral Healing and Cultural Transformation 4 part webinar (12 hours total) Hosted by Science and Non Duality January 2024

  • NICABM How To Work With Anxiety Ron Siegel, PsyD., 2024

  • NICABM The Master Series Treating Trauma How to identify and treat the invisible wounds of neglect 2023

  • International online participatory event (4 days) with Dr Gabor Mate and Sat Dharam Kaur ND May 202​0

Regular Professional Supervision + Community

Seal of full membership of the International Institute of Complementary Therapies

​Mental and Physical Well-being Things

  • making art 

  • Meditation and stillness practice

  • Gym workouts

  • Qi Gong 

  • Yoga 

  • Rebirthing/ Conscious Connected Breathing as therapy

  • Gestalt therapy 

  • Ten day Retreat with Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Tauhara Centre, Taupo NZ 

  • Five day retreat with Lama Beru Khyentse Rinpoche, Tauhara Centre, Taupo, NZ

Work Things​

Contact for details

  • Teacher of English to foreign adults with Cambridge/RSA CertificateCELTA - Italy, Turkiye, Aotearoa-New Zealand (13 years)

  • Social Worker in multi-disciplinary team Wellington Hospital Board

  • Equal Employment Opportunities Coordinator in Government Dept.

  • Social Worker in Multi-disciplinary Health Team, Wellington Hospital Board, Wellington, NZ

  • Self-employed Workplace Consultant to government departments and Crown Health Authorities 

  • Co-ordinator of Trade Union funded advocacy organisation, Unemployed Workers' Rights Centre, Palmerston North, NZ

  • Workshop writer and facilitator Women In Science Conference  'Mentoring is Twice Blessed'. 

  • Training Programme Writer and Facilitator

  • Researcher

  • Report Writer

  • Event Organiser 

Just Me​ Things

  • mother + grandmother + daughter + granddaughter

  • sister + cousin + aunt + great aunt

  • friend

  • artist

  • International Artists' Residency at Chateau d'Orquevaux 16 Oct- 05 Nov 2025 - can't wait!

  • Human Rights Activist

  • Student of, and advocate for Te Reo Maori / Maori language

  • Lone traveller in different cultures and languages  e.g. - Turkiye, Morocco, Egypt

  • ardent dinner table and campfire side conversationalistone time and sometime gardener and garden designer, reader, writer, dancer, swimmer, continuous learner.

Untitled copyright Karen Sole

'I may never be enlightened enough to decide how I want to die. So, this morning I’ve decided how I want to live.' 

Andrea Gibson 'Enough'

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