Psychotherapist and Nature Based Therapist, Kaitohutohu and Kairomiromi (Māori Healing Practitioner), Rite of Passage Guide, and Trainer.
Haaweatea is committed to the resurgence of rites of passage. For the past 15 years she's supported this with various communities across Australia, Aotearoa (NZ), Hawai'i, China and the USA. As a psychotherapist she specialises in trauma, transition and transformation, with individuals, couples and families. She is a somatic therapist and bodyworker trained in traditional Māori practices (Ngāi Tahu and Waitaha are her tribes). She facilitates and guides rites of passage and quests with families, veterans, women, young people, parents and teens. She holds a MA Transpersonal Counselling and Wilderness Therapy from Naropa University (2009), trained with The School of Lost Borders, and acknowledges her Waitaha elders for their steady influence, challenge and support. www.natureknows.co