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Lectures 2024

Feel good and function well:
Understanding our mental wellbeing and how to care for ourselves
The eighth in a series of lectures supported by the Care Foundation.

Join us to learn about the key ingredients to wellbeing and the importance of understanding yourself, as well as some self-care tools to try. 

Monday 11 March 2024

Time: 12.00pm for a 12.30pm start - 1.30pm

Venue: Suter Theatre, 208 Bridge Street, Nelson

Alternatively, join us via Zoom (see details below)


Dr Jenni Manuel

Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch

Jenni has over 15 years’ experience in the mental health field and draws from knowledge as a lecturer, researcher, and therapist. She has special research interests in psychotherapy, Māori mental health equity, early life mental illness prevention and improving specialist mental health service delivery. 

Dr Ros Gellatly

Dr Ros Gellatly is a now semi-retired GP working in Blenheim where she was in practice for nearly 40 years. She trained in hypnotherapy and neural coding. She is also working to implement practical ways to support GPs and others in primary care as a response to a survey among her colleagues.



Attending in person, or online via Zoom, please register through the link above.

For all enquiries please contact Angela Craig - or 021 279 1934

About The Care Foundation
The Care Foundation is Nelson Marlborough Health’s charity partner and as partners we identify and fund key health initiatives that Government is unable to fund, at both Wairau and Nelson Hospitals and within the communities of the Marlborough, Nelson and Tasman Regions. Funding comes from our community via bequests and general donations, we appreciate any support so please visit our website – The Care Foundation – to find how to donate to our current initiatives.