Our people

Meet our Re-centre Team

Our team is made up of our leadership and administration team, and our specialist clinicians. Together we are proud to make Re-centre one of the leading providers of private mental health care for the New Zealand community.

Re-centre is part of Evolution Healthcare.

Lyn Dawson

Clinical Manager

Lyn is the clinical manager at Re-centre. She has worked in mental health for over 30 years. Lyn’s role initially was to establish Re-centre. Once the clinic opened in late 2019, Lyn has been managing all the operational aspects of the service.  

“My aim at Re-centre is to provide a mental health service that encorporates the values of Re-centre: compassion, excellence, collabaration and integrity” 

Joel Tait

Senior Administrator

Joel is the senior administrator at Re-centre. He has over six years experience in medical reception and administrator roles in both hospital departments and general practice, and brings a wealth of knowledge to his Re-centre role. Joel looks after all the front of house activities from booking new people to assisting with the courses and workshops. His calming and welcoming nature is greatly appreciated by all people who use Re-centre clinic.


Liliya John

Liliya is our receptionist at Re-Centre. Liliya has worked across the healthcare sector with her most recent experience working as a Researcher for Altogether Autism. Liliya is passionate about mental health and making a difference in people’s lives. Liliya has a Master’s in Clinical psychology from India and a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology from University of Waikato. Liliya is calm, caring and  looks forward to welcoming clients and their families to Re-Centre.

Our specialists are also part of our amazing team – take a look at them here.