About Us

Mind and Body Learning and Development Ltd is the training and education arm of Mind and Body Consultants – New Zealand’s leading consumer mental health service.

Together we deliver services and train people to provide them.

Our guiding principle is that every person is capable of living a flourishing life.

As such, we are dedicated to improving the mental health sector’s ability to more effectively meet the needs of people who use mental health and addiction services in New Zealand and beyond.

Mind and Body is now owned by Emerge Aotearoa. Emerge Aotearoa is a national provider of mental health, disability and addiction services that operates in 17 DHB areas and employs 1000 people.  They provide mana-enhancing services that promote health and wellbeing for individuals, family, whanau and communities. Emerge Aotearoa came into being on 1 July 2015 and comprises what was previously Richmond Services and Recovery Solutions, joined by Mind & Body as an independent service-user organisation.



Our Credibility

Delivering mental health services since 1998, we are one of the largest and longest running consumer-run organisations in New Zealand. In both our service delivery and our training, we draw upon a significant body of experience to help get our country’s mental-health and addiction services where they need to be.

We are registered as a private training establishment by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) under the provisions of the Education Act (1989) and its subsequent amendments.

Follow the below link to read our NZQA External Evaulation and Review Report:

Mind and Body Learning and Development EER Report 2014



Find out more about our Team!