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The 2022/23 Committee
Nurina Katta - Student Representative
There’s room for more on the committee, come and join us:
Graduating from Canterbury University in 1997 with a M.Sc (hons) and Post Grad Diploma I worked in a consulting firm in Christchurch before moving to the UK. After working in the UK I returned to Christchurch to take up a position with the Canterbury District Health Board where I worked in outpatients Specialist Mental Health Services for 8 years with people with Intellectual Disabilities and their families . During the last three years I have worked with the forensic ID population mainly care recipients under the Intellectual Disability Compulsory Care & Rehabilitation Act. Recently I took up a psychology position with Explore services working with individuals with a range of disabilities with challenging behaviours and their families. My areas of interest include: Assessments such as I.Q eligibility, sexual knowledge, fire setting, functional analysis of behaviour, anger management, motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, REBT and the development of Behaviour Management Plans.