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Frequently Asked Questions

Please don't hesitate to contact us if you cannot find an answer to your question.

What is Empower Aotearoa?

Empower Aotearoa offers a range of different creative explorations designed to support your well-being, which can be tailored to your needs.

Our sessions support several different well-being objectives such as self-care, self-confidence, boundaries, identity, mindfulness, sensory exploration, de-stressing, connecting with nature and your body, social connection with friends, whānau, or strangers, community connection and team building for groups/roopu, community, clubs, schools, organisations, workplaces, and more. This list is not exhaustive!

We offer one-on-one and group sessions for a range of different abilities, ages, and backgrounds. Our services are offered online and in-person with the option of us bringing our mobile creative studio to you.

Accessibility and inclusion are of the utmost importance and therefore it is important to prioritise removing any barriers that may hinder the ability to engage with our activities.

To view some of the services we provide click here. We offer free no-obligation consults to ensure our offerings suit what you are looking for. If you would like to meet online click here. If you would prefer to catch up in person click here

What does Empower Aotearoa NOT offer?

Empower Aotearoa does not offer clinical arts or dance/movement therapy. Empower Aotearoa is not a mental health treatment or psychotherapy service. We are happy to refer you to creative arts therapists or dance/movement therapists in your area if this is what you are seeking.

Can I bring a support person?

Yes! Bring your Hāpai Access card. If you do not have one but require extra support, this is not a problem. Get in contact with me to discuss what kind of support you need.

What costs are involved?

The pricing can be found here. You can get a discount on the standard price if you buy a concession card.

If you have a Hāpai Access card you will get 15% off. 

If you have a disability you may also be eligible to have your sessions funded through Flexible Disability Support (Individualised Funding) or Enabling Good Lives. Please enquire with your funding host. If they require further information or an invoice they can contact me.

For groups, organisations, clubs, or workplaces that would like group rates, please contact me for a quote.

Free sessions and art packs will frequently be offered through our newsletter. To sign up click here!

What qualifications/experience do Empower Aotearoa staff have?

Empower Aotearoa staff have extensive experience and tertiary education in creative well-being practices. Our staff have a deep understanding of both the theoretical and practical applications of therapeutic arts. To find out more about our experience, qualifications, approaches, and more, click here.

How do I book an appointment or get in touch?

If you would like to book an upcoming session click here.

If you would like to learn more before taking part in a session you can book an in-person consultation or online consultation

Alternatively, you can get in touch for any further questions or queries.

What is Empower Club?

Empower Club offers members special deals and discounts which are not available to the general public. Empower Club also runs regular competitions and giveaways. You can win special art packs, free entry to events, well-ness activity kits, and more! And the best part? It is completely free to join! It only takes a few seconds to join. Sign up here.