Our Team

Gordon Attwood
General Manager

Originally from Waihi, Gordon has a bachelor’s degree in Social Science, and also a post-grad Diploma in Management (PMER). He has worked extensively in social sector fields in both rural and city locations. His work experience includes child and social welfare sectors, income support, offender rehabilitation, youth, children with special needs, health and disabilities, and social development. He brings extensive management experience from the social sector and also draws on his community and private consultancy experience. Gordon has a particular interest in quality from the customer perspective, and also in overall people development. 





Our course delivery team includes

  • experienced Mind and Body Consultants’ Peer Support Workers (many of whom have a teaching background) who have trained peer support workers in the last four years
  • other adult educators with specialist knowledge who have an understanding of recovery-based mental health peer support

Staff selection criteria and professional development procedures are specified in our Quality Management System to ensure the high quality of our teaching staff.