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 our clinical manager at Re-centre. She has worked in mental health for over 30 years. Lyn is a vital part of the senior leadership team. She works hard behind the scenes to grow Re-centre, and to also create clinical pathways for people.

“Our aim is to profoundly shift the landscape of mental health services along proven mind-health pathways, because Kiwis living their best lives is better for us all.”

Anita Mackie


Anita joined Re-centre in September 2019. She has 12 years medical reception/administration experience in Auckland and also Christchurch.

Anita loves helping others and making everyone around her smile.

In her spare time, Anita likes to spend time with her family, visit the family bach at Port Waikato or go to the movies.

Anita is a big supporter of the All Blacks and the Crusaders.

Priya Rai

Medical Liaison Officer

Born and raised in Auckland, Priya and has a passion for music, food, arts, and travel.

Before working at Re-centre, Priya was an anaesthetic technician. She then moved into medical sales to focus on her passion – supporting Kiwis to have exceptional healthcare, as well as promoting wellbeing.

As Medical Liaison Officer to Re-centre, Priya works with practitioners in the Auckland Region. She promotes mental health services available to Kiwis by fostering relationships with General Practitioners, specialists and also primary healthcare providers.

Joel Tait

Main Receptionist

With five years’ experience in medical reception and administrator roles in both emergency departments and general practice, Joel brings a wealth of knowledge to his role. We also love his calming and welcoming nature as Re-centre’s main receptionist.

In his spare time, Joel enjoys practicing mindfulness with daily walks.

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