30 Nov 2016

'I belong therefore I am'

From Nine To Noon, 11:25 am on 30 November 2016

To what extent is psychology culture specific? Kathryn Ryan talks to Dr Waikaremoana Waitoki about the importance of Maori approaches to psychology when treating whanau experiencing mental illness. Dr Waitoki set 18 Maori psychologists the challenge of writing about 'Ripeka', a fictional young woman facing very real mental health challenges. The result was 'Te Manu Kai i Te Matauranga: Indigenous Psychology in Aotearoa/ New Zealand.'