New Zealand

Insight International – New Zealand

Our vision is to educate, encourage and inspire people on their journey towards more fulfilled lives.  We believe in the restoration of people and the life-giving message of grace, as it is demonstrated in loving community. We bring to life this vision of supporting individuals and groups, by offering resources that reflect the latest developments in neuroscience research.

Insight Services ltd.
83 Ivanhoe Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland,
PO Box 56-179, Dominion Rd,
Auckland, 1021 New Zealand.
Phone (0064) (9) 8468887

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Pauline Skeates

Director of Insight International, Therapist.

B. Couns., RGON., Dip. NPU., Cert IFT., Cert RF.

Pauline Skeates is the director of Insight-International and developer of Insight Focused Therapy (IFT). She leads the work internationally and in New Zealand as well as being the founder and director of the busy Auckland therapy centre Insight Counselling Services. She is the proud mother of three adult children and ‘GG’ to her two beautiful grandchildren. Her years of experience and her vibrant and informative teaching style have earned her a reputation as a speaker in Austria, England, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland, Germany, Australia, The Faroe Islands, and New Zealand.

Counselling sessions are available either face to face in certain countries or via Skype. Pauline Skeates @ 150 NZD per hour

mobile: (0064) 021 974 172
office: 09 846 8887


Sandy Fabrin

Sandy Fabrin

IFT South Pacific Regional Manager, Therapist.

B. Couns., RGON., Cert. IFT., Family Court Reg., NZCCA

Sandy works in private practice with Insight Counselling Services. Her particular interest is to use creative means for therapeutic ends, facilitating a healing process incorporating principals of Insight Focused Therapy. Sandy tailor fits her therapeutic approach to suit the needs of each individual.  Her approach can also incorporate Art Therapy.  For those specifically interested in Art Therapy, Sandy offers individual and/ or group sessions. Sandy is the mother of four relentlessly creative, adult, children.

Counselling sessions are available either face to face in certain countries or via Skype. Sandy Fabrin @ 100 NZD per hour.

office: 09 846 8887
mobile: (0064) 027 534 0257


Amy Skeates

Marketing and Communications Manager

B. Comn.

Amy has worked with Insight International in various capacities over the last six years and is also the mother to two small children. Amy is New Zealand based, and brings to the role international experience in Marketing, PR, Event and Music Management. Amy is passionate about the life-changing potential of Insight Focused Therapy, and sharing the vision of Insight International.

mobile: (0064) 021 624 604
office: 0064 9 846 8887



Chantal Hofstee

Registered Clinical Psychologist

Chantal Hofstee of Renew Your Mind is a registered Clinical Psychologist who specialises in practical mindfulness training for individuals and groups. Chantal’s passion is to help people overcome their difficulties and challenges and work towards a healthier, happier and better life. Chantal loves working with the concepts of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Mindfulness, and she believes in the power of skills practice. Chantal’s aim is to provide her clients and course participants with the most up to date knowledge and easy to use skills, so they can work towards renewing their minds and changing their lives.

Phone (0064) 021 877484

Sasha Maya

Sasha Maya


Bachelor of Visual Design

Sasha Maya contracts for Insight International as our design specialist. She has over 10 years experience in the design industry previously working in agencies and now as creative in her own boutique design agency, Lil’ Bird Creative. Sasha is passionate about design, the creative world of artisans and craftsmanship, and sustainable living. Sasha loves her job working with a wide variety of wonderful people in many industries. Sasha is happy to assist you with any Insight branding matters, and can provide technical support to our country representatives and other Insight International Team Members.


Phone   (0064) 027 350 8633

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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.

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