who we are

We are a global community who are committed to helping people live their best lives. To find out more about our teams please select a country.

meet the New Zealand team

Pauline Skeates

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

Founder, Therapist, Teacher and Insight Thought Leader

Pauline Skeates is the director of Insight-International and developer of Insight Focused neuroTherapy (IFnT). 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 five beautiful grandchildren. Her years of experience and vibrant and informative teaching style have earned her a reputation as a speaker internationally and in New Zealand.

Counselling sessions are available face-to-face or online with Pauline Skeates @ NZ$165 + GST per hour or $247.50 + GST for couples per 1.5 hours.

+64 21 974 172 | p +64 9 846 8887 | e pauline@insightcounselling.co.nz

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Sandy Fabrin

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

Therapist and Art Therapist Facilitator

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 neuroTherapy. 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 face to face or online with Sandy Fabrin @ NZ$140 per hour (no GST)

+64 27 534 0257 | p +64 9 846 8887 | e sandyf@insight-international.org

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Jo Biggs

Practice Manager

Jo coordinates all the activity for the Insight team in New Zealand. She manages appointments, course registrations, our Brick Barn Auckland venue and can answer any questions you have about our services.


+64 21 274 4016

Sasha Maya

Graphic Designer

Sasha Maya is our design specialist with over 15 years of experience. She is the point of contact regarding any Insight branding matters and provides support to our international teams.


+64 27 350 8633

how to find us in new zealand

Insight Services Ltd. 83 Ivanhoe Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland | PO Box 56-179, Dominion Rd, Auckland, 1021 New Zealand. | p +64 9 846 8887