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Bowen & Havening Practitioner

As you've landed on my page chances are you’re seeking ways to address physical or emotional pain. You've come to the right place. As a registered Bowen Practitioner and a certified Havening Techniques Practitioner I’m able to assist you to lower and manage stress and anxiety, reduce or remove pain and ultimately begin to heal yourself. You’ll not only feel transformed in the way you live day to day, your healing will create a ripple effect on those closest to you as you rise above pain and past trauma and connect on a deeper level with the ones you love.

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Janine Mateparae

I believe we all have the ability to improve our emotional and physical health and wellbeing if we receive the appropriate advice, guidance and support.

This long held belief has taken me on a life-changing journey exploring techniques that bring about positive change, and unlock physical and emotional potential.

By integrating body-mind approaches I have been able to recover my health and wellbeing from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. I am able to live my best life, and I can help you to do the same.

Havening Touch - Janine Mateparae - Kapiti Coast, Wellington NZ


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Bowen Therapy

Havening Touch changes stress generated responses to unpleasant memories and experiences and helps you reach your haven – a place of safety and wellbeing.

Havening can successfully address:

  • Phobias

  • Panic attacks

  • Experience of abuse

  • Reducing stress / anxiety

  • Burnout

  • Post-traumatic stress

  • Grief and loss

  • Victims of natural disasters

  • Lack of self-confidence

  • Chronic pain

  • Emotional responses

- fear, fear of abandonment, guilt, anger and frustration

The Bowen Technique is a dynamic system of muscle and connective tissue therapy that stimulates the body to heal itself, by integrating body and mind connections.

Conditions that respond favourably to Bowen include:

  • Headaches and migraines

  • Neck and shoulder problems (including ‘frozen shoulder’)

  • Earache and TMJ problems

  • Respiratory problems, hay fever and sinus

  • Back pain and sciatica

  • Pelvic tilt, groin pain and uneven leg length

  • Hip, knee, ankle and foot problems

  • Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

  • Insomnia

  • Menstrual and hormonal irregularities

  • RSI, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Tennis elbow

  • Sports and other traumatic injuries.

Celebrating Kapiti - Magazine Editorial

Celebrating Kapiti - magazine editorial - Janine Mateparae


"Janine's timely and targeted Havening techniques were transformative. I was unburdened from my fear and anger at what had happened. Her techniques helped me let go of irrational fear, rebuild my confidence, and return to my outdoor loving self. I am so grateful to her."

Una - 2023

Thinking differently is achievable.

Living well is possible.

Let me show you how.

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