Sabrina Zoutenbier

MEd (Counselling) (Hons), GradDip (Theol), DipTchg, CTEFLA

Biography

Previous professional experience

  • Education Consultant, National Moderator, NZQA
  • Primary teacher, various schools
  • Counsellor, CARE Waitakere Trust
  • Counsellor, Auckland College of Education
  • Counsellor, The University of Auckland
  • Communications Trainer New Zealand Mentoring Association
  • Counselling Supervisor

 

Research | Current

  • Healing aspects of the therapeutic relationship and its impact on both client and counsellor
  • An area of emerging research - the interface between mind, body and spirit in the determination and expression of wellness
  • Methodologies are primarily qualitative

Teaching | Current

  • Counsellor education - within this field Sabrina is involved in teaching the skills and knowledge base required for effective professional practice and aspects of professional ethics
  • Related areas of interest include spirituality and the interface between the mind, body and wellness

Responsibilities

Practicum Co-ordinator

 

Committees/Professional groups/Services

  • Full member: New Zealand Association of Counsellors
  • Executive committee member of the National Association of Loss and Grief
  • Member: NZAC Regional Ethics Team (RET)

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Agee, M. R. N., & Zoutenbier, S. A. (2008). Taking off the "emotional rubber gloves": Challenging the myth of professional detachment. Paper presented at New Zealand Association of Counsellors Research Conference, Canterbury University, Christchurch. 20 November - 21 November 2008.
  • Agee, M. R. N., & Zoutenbier, S. A. (2008). Taking off the "emotional rubber gloves": Challenging the myth of professional detachment. Paper presented at New Zealand Association of Counsellors Research Conference, Christchurch. 1 November - 1 November 2008.

Contact details

Office hours

Monday-Thursday

Primary location

N - BLOCK. EPSOM - Bldg 6EN
Level 5 , Room 506
EPSOM CAMPUS, 74 EPSOM AVE
EPSOM
AUCKLAND 1023
New Zealand