Our Team- Mirror HQ

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Roxy Bretton

Kaihautū Oranga / Kaiwhakamahereora  |

Clinical Team Leader- Mirror HQ / CEP practitioner

Background: 20 years experience working with young people and their whānau.  1:1 therapy, groups, whānau work, case work, supervision, programme development and leadership.

Qualifications: BA, major in social work and minor in Māori studies.  Postgraduate diploma in social work and community development.  Diversity of training in evidence based interventions

Professional Membership: SWRB (Social Work Registration Board)

Interests: People and culture, music, roller derby, being in nature and spending time with her loved ones.

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Anna Wedge

Kaiwhakamahereora | CEP Clinician

Background: 6 years experience working in the addictions sector at The Salvation Army prior to Mirror HQ

Qualifications: Bachelor of Social Work; Post Graduate Certificate in Health Sciences, endorsed in Addictions and Co-existing disorders.

Professional Membership: SWRB (Social Work Registration Board)

Interests: Spending time with whānau and friends, hiking, photography and op-shopping


Amy Lorimer

Tautoko ā-aropā | Peer Support Worker

Background: Peer support with young adults, adults, and groups

Qualifications: Kites Trust peer support training, BA in Psychology and Sociology  

Professional Membership: dapaanz (Addiction Practitioner Association Aotearoa NZ) Support Worker membership

Interests: All things arty and hanging with my whānau and budgies


Emma Barnes

Kaiwhakamahereora | CEP Clinician

Background: Occupational Therapist in mental health settings in Aotearoa.

Qualifications: Diploma in Occupational Therapy, Postgraduate Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Professional Membership: NZROT (New Zealand Registered Occupational Therapist)

Interests: Books, films, her dog Pipi, art, yoga, gardening, home life and holidays


Jack Mutch

Kaitohutohu Whaiora Taiohi/Tautoko ā-aropa | Youth Advisor/Peer Support

Background: Lived Experience of AOD

Qualifications: Bachelor of Social Services, Certificate of Health and Wellbeing

Interests: Skating, Music, Clothing, Videogames


Jamalia Edwards

Kaiwhakamahereora | CEP Clinician

Background: Counselling, Substance Use

Qualifications: Bachelor of Social Services (Counselling), Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences endorsed in Addiction and Co-existing Disorders

Professional Membership: dapaanz (Addiction Practitioner Association Aotearoa NZ) Registered Practitioner 

Interests: Cooking, swimming and music

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Jen Templeman

Kaiwhakamahereora | CEP Clinician

Intake Co-Ordinator

Background: 11 years support mahi with Rangatahi and their whānau in residential mental health

Qualifications: Psychology, Mental health, and Te Taketake Applied Mental Health and Addictions Counselling

Professional Membership: dapaanz (Addiction Practitioner Association Aotearoa NZ)

Interests: Connecting with whānau, friends, and my pup, music, reading, and travel.


Scott Turnbull

Kaiwhakamahereora | CEP Clinician

Background: Working with young people and whānau who are impacted by substance use and mental health difficulties.

Qualifications: Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences – Alcohol and Other Drug Studies, Bachelor of Arts – Major in Psychology.

Professional Membership: dapaanz (Addiction Practitioner Association Aotearoa NZ) Registered Practitioner and Accredited Supervisor

Interests: Music and video game culture, exploring Dunedin with whānau and friends.


Sharon Lavery

Kaiwhakamahereora | CEP Clinician

North Otago

Background: AOD Counsellor, Employment Consultant, Alternative Education Co-Ordinator

Qualifications: Clinical Supervision Certificate, Te TakeTake- Diploma in Applied Addictions Counselling Level 7, AOD Counselling Certificate, Social Services Certificate, Life Coaching Certificate

Professional Membership: dapaanz (Addiction Practitioner Association Aotearoa NZ) Registered Practitioner

Interests: Outdoor activities, dancing, sport, whānau


Sisley Currie

Kaiwhakamahereora | CEP Clinician

Intake Co-Ordinator

Background: Wraparound casework addressing complex and multiple needs with rangatahi and their whānau

Qualifications: Masters of Social and Community Work, Bachelors of Psychology

Professional Membership:  SWRB (Social Work Registration Board)

Interests: Being in nature, the ocean, spending time with my partner and friends