Werry Workforce Whāraurau, is the national centre for infant, child and adolescent mental health and addiction workforce development.

We work toward improving the mental health of children and young people in New Zealand through supporting teaching, training, resources, promoting evidence based practice, workforce development, advocacy, and by actively supporting those who provide services to children, young people and their families/whānau.

We are contracted by the Ministries of Health, Education and Oranga Tamariki through Auckland UniServices Ltd, to undertake workforce development within the infant, child and adolescent mental health and addictions sector.

Get in touch with us below and we will assist with your queries.

Please note that we do not provide psychological counselling nor treatments. The information on this site is for general information and educational purpose only. For any mental health issues, please seek professional help.

09 923 4288
  Sue Dashfield is the General Manager of the Werry Workforce Whāraurau, and loves her job of supporting the workforce...
Leanne Eruera
Operations Manager
09 923 4229
  Leanne (Te Rarawa, Ngapuhi, Ngati Ruanui) is the Business Analyst for Werry Workforce Whāraurau. Leanne is a member of...
Dr Bronwyn Dunnachie
Senior Advisor
021 353 027
  In her Senior Advisor role, Bronwyn has responsibility for the Christchurch office of Werry Workforce Whāraurau, and...
Senior Advisor
09 923 4774
Karin Isherwood is a Senior Consultant Clinical Psychologist from the Wellington area. Originally from the US, Karin studied at...
Lisa Maughan
Senior Advisor – Infant and Maternal Mental Health and Parenting (Clinical, Strategy, and Implementation)
09 923 4250/021 909 300
  Lisa joined Werry Workforce Whāraurau as Project Manager for the Triple P project. Most recently she has been an...
Jane Bruce
Office Manager
09 923 4242
Jane joins Werry Workforce Whāraurau as Office Manager and considers it a privilege to be part of the Werry Workforce team....
Julliet Bir
Project Manager Evaluation & Stocktake
09 923 4215
  Julliet completed her Master of Science (Psychology) Degree from the University of Auckland and worked as a Research...
Project Support Coordinator
09 923 8560
Nicki joined Werry Workforce Whāraurau in June 2018 as Project Support.  Working in the Christchurch office, Nicki looks...
Maliaga Erick
Pacific Clinical Advisor
09 923 4277
  Fakaalofa lahi and Warm Pacific greetings.   Mali’s role at Werry Workforce Whāraurau is to ensure that the...
Shelley Lötter
Assistant Project Manager - Parenting Portfolio
09 923 4250
Shelley joined the Auckland office of the Werry Workforce Whāraurau team in March 2019 and moved to the Parent & Teacher Team...
Abigail Milnes
Senior Project Manager
09 923 4143
Abi is based in the Auckland office as Senior Project Manager for trauma-informed care and our cross-government work related to...
Senior Project Manager
09 923 7863
  Bronwyn is a Senior Project Manager in the Christchurch Office. Bronwyn has completed her Masters in Health Science....
Māori Advisor
09 923 4214
  Stacey descends from Ngai Takoto, Ngāti Kahu and Ngāpuhi in the far north, and Rongowhakaata, Ngāti Maru on the east...
Noleen Tuck
Project Support Coordinator
09 923 4360
  Noleen joined the Werry Workforce Whāraurau project support team in 2010 and has happily been applying the skills she...
Moana van Leeuwen
Communications Coordinator
09 923 4228
Moana van Leeuwen (Ngāti Tamaoho, Pākehā) completed her Master of Arts (Education) at the University of Auckland and has a...
Pacific Advisor
(09) 923 3517
Fakaalofa lahi atu, Malo e lelei, Talofa lava, Kia orana, Ni sa bula, Malo ni, Tēnā koutou katoa. Exeter Alofi, joined the...
Project Support
09 923 4754
Priscilla joined Werry Workforce Whāraurau in August 2019 as Project Support / Administrator. She has previously worked in...
Rochelle Cave
Project Manager - Parent & Teacher Team
09 923 4022
Rochelle joins Werry Workforce Whāraurau as a Project Manager for the Parent & Teacher Team. The primary objective of...
Sammie Dudley
Youth Consumer Advisor
09 923 8626
Kia Ora! My name is Sammie and I'm a Youth Consumer Advisor. Much of my work surrounds LGBTQI+ and Forensics and my aim is to...
Project Support Coordinator
coming soon...
Romy Lee
Youth Consumer Advisor
09 923 8567
Romy is a Youth Consumer Advisor at Werry Workforce Whāraurau in Auckland. She comes from the fitness industry and is...
Stacey Limmer
Project Manager
(09) 9234298
Stacey completed her Masters of Nursing from the University of Auckland. Through her work as a Registered Nurse, she has gained a...
Incredible Years Māori Advisor
Coming Soon