With over 30 years of lived experience, Matiu presents his work from a person-centred bi-cultural perspective. Embracing all cultures, genders and spiritual or non-spiritual beliefs. He specialises in the areas of trauma and grief counselling and counselling people who have been through all forms of abuse, predominantly with Māori but not exclusively. Matiu has a soft and gentle manner who works in a skilled & unique way.
Liam Butler, Diploma Social Work, BCom, MCom (Hons) Liam’s Social Work has been provided in the Nelson Marlborough and West Coast regions within the Health and Disability Sector. He is a registered Sensitive Claims Social Work Provider with ACC.
Liam enjoys using strengths-based practice to make it easier for people to access the supports they need from Work and Income and the Health Sector. Using a task-centred approach where possible Liam empowers clients to advocate for themselves or link in with providers that can support them when they need to overcome barriers such as accommodation and budgeting.