Lisa Cherrington

Lisa Cherrington is of Ngāti Hine, Ngāpuhi and Niuean descent. She is a published writer, mataora (Mahi a Atua practitioner) and clinical psychologist. She has worked in Kaupapa Māori mental health services in Palmerston North and Wellington; created and taught the third year Indigenous Psychology in Aotearoa paper at Victoria University; and has contributed to cultural and clinical supervision for range of organisations including Te Tihi o Ruahine Whānau Ora Alliance. Across all roles, Lisa is driven by her passion for working with tamariki and rangatahi and utilising narrative therapy deriving from our mātauranga Māori knowledge base.