(Pakeha/White, Aotearoa/New Zealand; she/her)
Davina has extensive experience working in education settings as a teacher, dance movement psychotherapist and supervisor. She currently works with head teachers, senior leadership teams and safeguarding leads to support them in reflecting on their work with young people, families, and staff. She also provides support sessions for teachers and supervises therapists working in schools.
Prior to this, she worked for the NHS within adolescent units and as part of the Cassel Hospital Families Service, following which she developed an early intervention service within several children’s centres to support vulnerable families with children aged 0-5 years.
She is enjoying providing Supervision to Head Teachers as part of the pilot projects with Education Support, Talking Heads and the DfE.