About Insight International

About Us

Insight International is a global community of like-minded and compassionate people who care for the psychological and physical concerns of humankind.  Insight International is the umbrella organisation comprising of counsellors and trainers from all over the world.

We offer psychological assistance, counselling, training, supervision and topical seminars on cutting-edge neuroscience research to individuals, health professionals, corporates and groups.

Topics include: Mindfulness in stress reduction, personal and professional growth and development, workplace productivity, relationships, spiritual awareness and Insight Focused Therapy.

What is Insight Focused Therapy?

Insight Focused Therapy (IFT) is Insight International’s trademark product and  is a powerful tool for therapeutic change developed by founder and director Pauline Skeates

Originating in New Zealand from the therapeutic work of Pauline Skeates, Insight International is now established in a number of countries around the world, including Norway, Denmark, Austria, Faroe Islands, the Netherlands and Germany.  Our aim is to promote and stimulate growth and development, physical and psychological health, wellness and sustainable living for all.

Pauline Skeates

Pauline Skeates

Director of Insight International and Insight Services NZ.
B. Couns., RGON., Dip. NPU., Cert IFT., Cert RF.


Sandy Fabrin

Sandy Fabrin

IFT South Pacific Representative
B. Couns., RGON., Cert. IFT., Family Court Reg., NZCCA


Amy Skeates

Amy Skeates

Marketing and Communications Manager
B. Comn. 


Insight International (Head Office)

83 Ivanhoe Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland, 1021

Postal Address:

PO Box 56-179, Dominion Rd, Auckland, New Zealand.

Phone (0064) (9) 846 8887


Our vision is to educate, encourage and inspire people on their journey towards a more fulfilling and fruitful life.  We believe in the restoration of people and the life-giving message of grace and kindness, as it is demonstrated in loving communities. We bring this vision to life by offering resources and supporting individuals and groups through education and training that incorporates the latest developments in neuroscience research.

International Events

Insight International events: psychological training, Mindfulness, Insight Focused Therapy, Stress Reduction take place in various countries around the world.

Join the Network

Join our international network and be one of the first to hear about our latest research findings, events and upcoming seminars and special offers on our range of resources.

“An international community of like-minded compassionate people who are enthusiastic about teaching people to become free from limiting beliefs and unhelpful patterns of behaviour, so that they can reach their full potential and give expression to their true essence”

Sandy Fabrin, South Pacific Representative

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Insight International Newsletter

Insight International’s monthly newsletter ‘Insight into Wellbeing’, is an excellent source of information and resources to help people achieve better health and greater happiness, and an overall sense of wellbeing. Features include ground-breaking neuroscience research, inspirational interviews, blog articles, quotes and images.

Thanks for joining Insight International!