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Integrated Primary Mental Health & Addiction Services

Health Improvement Practitioner (HIP) - Melissa

Melissa joined the practice in October 2023 in the role of HIP.   Melissa  has many years experience supporting people during changes in life.

She can offer support for:

Anxiety, depression or feeling down
Family and relationship challenges
Coping with physical health conditions
Drug or alcohol problems
Feeling stuck in life
Socio-economic problems (domestic violence, bereavement, marital problems, etc)
Children with behavioural challenges

HIP appointments are free to patients and can be booked by calling 094865482 or asking at the front desk.

For further information please click here.


Health Coach - Leo

Many will have already met Leo who has been with the practice as a Healthcare Assistant since 2022.

In October 2023 he took on the role of Health Coach.  Leo has previously been a Health Coach so we are pleased we can utilise his experience in this role.

In this role Leo can support you to gain the knowledge, skills and confidence to become informed and active in your health. 

Some areas he can work alongside you are:

Lifestyle skills and planning Healthy eating and exercise
Mental wellbeing and support
Feeling stuck in life
Communicating with your doctor, nurse or health professionals
Learning about health conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure
Connections to further support such as group mental health services, smoking cessation and community support

What to expect
Each session/korero is about 15-20 minutes

Whānau and loved ones are welcome to be involved

Together we will come up with practical plan and strategies to get you moving in the right direction

In-person, phone or video consults

Free and confidential discussions

Health Coach appointments are free to patients and can be booked by calling 094865482 or asking at the front desk. 

For further information please click here


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