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Lymphoedema Therapists

Lymphoedema Therapists in New Zealand (as of April 2016)

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Therapists listed here have completed specialised training in lymphoedema management at Australasian Lymphology Association (ALA) approved training courses. (see the ALA list of approved courses here on the ALA website). These abbreviated schools/teachers are supplied next to the therapist’s name – please see the key below.

 

  • Disclaimer: “While effort has been taken by the website governing group to ensure that the information on this website is accurate (including the credentials of individual therapists listed), the group does not accept any responsibility for any incorrect information posted on this website. In particular, we rely on the information provided by individual therapists regarding their credentials, professional development, and upskilling. This is the responsibility of the individual therapist, and we recommend that you check any information with the individual therapist concerned.”
 
  •  Complaint Procedure: If you wish to make a complaint about a health professional, you may do this via the Health and Disability Commissioner website: www.hdc.org.nz. Alternatively you can go through the individual professional bodies as follows:
Registered Nurse: http://www.nursingcouncil.org.nz/General-Public/Concerns-about-a-nurse

Remedial Massage Therapist and MTs who are members of Massage NZ (MNZ): http://www.massagenewzealand.org.nz/Site/about/make-a-complaint.aspx 

Physiotherapist: http://physiotherapy.org.nz/about-physiotherapy/making-a-complaint/

Radiation Therapist: http://www.mrtboard.org.nz/for-practitioners/raising-a-concern/i-am-a-registered-practitioner/

  

Lymphoedema Therapists in Private Practice

North Island
South Island

Training abbreviations ALA = trained under training guidelines of Australasian Lymphology Assoc.:
CKTI =   Certified Kinesio Tape Instructor
CKTP =  Certfied Kinesio Tape Practitioner
CMTC = Certified Medical Taping Concept Practitioner

Internationally Approved Training Schools/Teachers:
BL        =       Brenda Lee
CS       =       Casley-Smith Method L1 & 2
MO’C   =       Maree O’Connor
MM      =      Michael Mason
Foeldi Clinic (V Method)
V         =       Dr Vodder School
Klose =   Klose method        

Disciplines:
RN =   Registered Nurse
MT =   Massage Therapist
NT =   Natural Therapist
PT =   Physiotherapist
RT =   Radiation Therapist
RMT= Remedial Massage Therapist
RCST= Registered Cranialsacral Therapist

Australasian Lymphology Association (ALA):
NLPR =  National Lymphoedema Practitioners Register (NLPR)

 

North Island 
NORTHLAND      
Elke Liebe
MT Foeldi L3
210 Rangitane Rd
RD1
Kerikeri 0294 
 
(09) 407 4673 Email
Shelley Solomon PT
ALA
BL L1
Freshstart Physiotherapy
Vigour Clinic
10 Islington Street
Kensington
Whangarei, 0112
021 0236 7074 Email



Web
 
AUCKLAND      
Catherine Arnault
MT  V L2   ALA/NLPR

 
Interactive Healing Therapies
3/439 Parnell Rd
Parnell 1052
 
(09) 368 9496
021 622 994
 
 Email

Website

Go to NLPR
Mary Wakefield
MT RT CS  V L2, BL & MM  ALA
Mount Eden Lymphoedema & Massage Clinic
34 Paice Ave 
Mt Eden 1024
 
(09) 948 3829
021 296 6243
 Email
Claire Doole
RN MN  MM L1 ALA
Educator only.
 
    Email
Michele Urlich
RMT CS 
CKTI (2009-2011)
Chairperson of the Lymphoedema Support Network  
Mt Albert Lymphoedema Clinic
57 Taylors Rd
Mt Albert
 
(09) 846 3654 
(09) 846 4119 (fax)
 
 Email
Deborah Hurt
PT CKTP
MM – L1. BL – L2
ALA. Auckland 2014 Conference Convenor
NZ Rep. ALA and on Board of Directors
Registered therapist on
NLPR
 
At Home Physio
39D St Stephens Ave
Parnell 1052
(09) 302 2977  
0274 969 743
 
 Email


Go to NLPR
 
Janie Ogram
PT
MM L1 BL L2
2/13 Polygon Rd
St Heliers
 
(09) 575 3666(Bus)
021 0238 1014 
 
 Email
Marita Cairns RMT. RN
MM L1
CMTC


 
227A East Coast Rd
Milford
(09) 410 7785
021 620 315
Email
Vicky McMath RMT
PP V L2
Silverdale Massage Therapy
@ the connection
2157 East Coast Road
Silverdale
Hibiscus Coast
Auckland
 
(09) 421 1686
021 416 683
 Email

Website
 
Franziska Wieland MT Foeldi
CMTC
81 Clyde Rd (upstairs)
Browns Bay
North Shore
 
 
027 218 5434 
(09) 473 5173 A/H
 Email
Diane Lacey RN MT
V L2
 
Pukekohe  
 
021 142 9338 
 
Email 
Christina Hofmann RMT
V L2
Low level laser therapy
Blue Waters Massage
Clinic
2 Belgium Street
Waiheke Island 1081 
 
021 0260 393
(09) 372 9003
(09) 372 4577 A/H
Email
Megan Schmidt       
PT ALA L1 
 
Active +
100 Don Mckinnon Dr
Albany
 
(09) 444 1925
021 735059
 
Email

Website
Claire Boyce
PT ALA BL L1 
 
Active Plus Albany
100 Don Mckinnon Dr
Albany
 
(09) 444 1925


 
Email


 
Clare Brokenshire
RN MT VL2 BL ALA/NLPR
83 Wood Bay Rd              Titirangi           
Auckland 0604

 
027 351 0449

(09) 8172526     
 
Email

Email 2

Website

Go to NLPR
 
Angela Graham
MT, CS
 
7 Bermuda Rd
St Heliers
Auckland 1071
 
021 278 7442

(09) 575 2331
Email

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Anna Barton
RMT, CS Lvl 1 & 2
 
Body Matters
1/77 Ponsonby Rd (upstairs) 
Ponsonby
Auckland 1011

 
021 661 775 Email


Web
Lynda Atkinson PT
CS Lvl 1 & 2, ALA, CKTP
Low Level Laser Therapy
(LLLT)
 
Lynart Physio
116 Foster Rd
RD1
Kumeu
Auckland 0981
(09) 412 5545
027 585 7413
Email


 
Nicky O'Connor
RMT, RCST
V
 
Grey Lynn
Albany
021 299 1054 Email

Website
 HAMILTON      
Linley Leuthard PT
BL L2
CKTI 
Hands On Physiotherapy

8 Urlich Ave
Melville
Hamilton 3206
 
(07) 843 2267
(07) 843 2269 (fax)
027 554 2100
Email

Website
Renee Wood PT
BL L1 CKTP
ALA
Coban 2 bandaging
PINC Cancer Rehabilitation
PINC Next Steps 
 
Anglesea Clinic
Physiotherapy
(07) 858 0788 Email
THAMES      
Lynne Wood RN
MO’C L1
District Nurse Manaaki Centre
Mary St
Thames
 
(07) 868 0040
Ext. 28802
 Email
TAURANGA      
Kathryn Vickers PT
MO’C L2
ALA
In Touch: Physiotherapy & Lymphoedema Services
Tauranga
923 Cameron Road, Gate Pa, Tauranga.
 
021 0235 2600

(07) 394 4205 
 Email
TE PUKE      
Karen Law
RMT
V L2
CMTC
ALA NLPR
Oncology Massage
 
Paengaroa 07 533 1080
0274 805 772
Email

Web

Go to NLPR
 
ROTORUA      
Megan Chatfield
CTM, Dr Vodder MLD & CDT Therapy Level 3
ALA, MINZ, NLPR
 
Lymph Connection
Rotorua
027 389 5151  Email


Web
Karen Law
RMT
V L2
CMTC
ALA NLPR
Oncology Massage
Rotorua Central 07 533 1080
0274 805 772
Email

Web

Go to NLPR
TAUPO      
Sally Gillies PT
BL L1
 
41 Arrowsmith Ave
Taupo
 
(07) 377 0048
021 079 2023
 Email
PALMERSTON NTH      
Jenny Collett PT
CS. MM L2
ALA & NLPR

 
PO Box 5228
Terrace End
Palmerston North
(06) 357 0987
027 284 7907
 Email

Go to NLPR
Dianne Tipene
RN  MO’C  L1
 
PO Box 5228
Terrace End
Palmerston North
 
(06) 355 4433
027 429 2000
Email
 NEW PLYMOUTH      
Shona Lee PT
CS. V L2.
ALA
Health 2000
63 Vivian St
New Plymouth
 
(06) 757 8594
021 029 27976
 Email
SOUTH WAIRARAPA      
Maria Mudford
MT; V CDT; CMTC
Laser Therapy and Lymphatic Taping offered

 
Martinborough 021 0266 3462

 
Email


Website
WELLINGTON      
Di Graham RN
CS. MM L2
 ALA
Support Group Facilitator  & Healthy-Steps Instructor only

 
027 460 1313  Email




 
Helen O’Connell
(previous RN)
CS pp
 
90 Queens Dr
Lower Hutt
(04) 569 5136
(04) 569 5134 (fax)
 
 Email
Naena Chhima RN MT
CS 
Bandaging not offered
 
69 Southgate Rd
Island Bay
(04) 383 6388
(04) 389 0083
 Email
Marion Sherley PT 
BL L1

 
Paekakariki
Kapiti Coast
(04) 292 8460
 
 Email
Patrick Hogan
RMT V
Bandaging offered
 
Human Nurture 
111a Karori Road
Karori
Wellington
 
(04) 4767789
022 4767789
 
Email

Website

Go to NLPR
 
Sarah Rule
RMT V level 3
In Form Clinics
15 Robieson St
Roseneath
Wellington
021 232 7642 Email

Website
South Island
NELSON      
Ramona Clark RN
CS BL L2   
Massage only
  
  (03) 545 2559 
 
Email
GOLDEN BAY      
Erica van Sint Annaland
PT Klose
ALA
 
Golden Bay Community Health
10 Central Takaka Rd
RD1, Takaka 7183
Golden Bay
(03) 525 0105
027 776 6111
Email
BLENHEIM      
Leonie van den Bergh PT MM L1
  
22 George St Blenheim        (03) 570 5900 H
(03) 578 8802 B
Email
Kate McNabb
PT Klose
 
Project Vigour Physiotherapy
19 Henry St
Blenheim
(03) 578 4998 Email
CHRISTCHURCH      
Mary Thomson PT 
CS MM L2

 
St Georges Cancer Care Centre
131 Leinster Rd
Merivale
Christchurch 8014
 
(03) 375 6100 Email
Hans Lutters MT CKTP
CS V L2 
Hands On Clinic
164 Queens Park Drive
Queens Park
Christchurch 8083
(03) 383 1445 Email

Website
 
Tanya Taylor MT
 V L2
Motion – pure body fitness
Mobile Service 
 
(03) 344 1100

021 971 973
Email

Website
ALEXANDRA      
Fiona King PT
MM L2
Alexandra Physiotherapy and Fitness Centre, Plaza Mall, Centennial Ave, Alexandra
 
(03) 448 6591 Email
WANAKA      
Vicky Hill
PT
Klose
Unit H
21 Gordon Rd
Wanaka
 
(03) 443 1711 Email
QUEENSTOWN      
Lesley Logan
RMT
VL3; ALA/NLPR
 
Massage Clinic QT
Unit 23
Gorge Road Retail Centre
159 Gorge Rd
Queenstown 9300
 
027 453 6341 Email

Website
Susan Larson
PT Klose L1
PINC Cancer Rehab.
Queenstown Women's Health Physiotherapy
9 Isle St
Queenstown 9300
 
(03) 441 0580 Email

Website
INVERCARGILL      
Bronwyn Dawson RN, RMT
MM L1
Bandaging not offered
Massage Therapy Southland Ltd
c/o 236 Gardiner Rd,
Kennington, RD1,
Invercargill 9871

 
(03) 230 4563
Mob: 021 1434 681
 Email
BLUFF      

Jackie Smith
RN & MT
Klose Method
ALA/NLPR

Foveaux Therapeutic Massage Clinic 
367 Barrow Street
Bluff

(03) 212 7403
0274 992 793


Email 
 
District Health Board Lymphoedema Services
 

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