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The Capri Sanctuary Team

Capri Sanctuary has a professional, dedicated and committed team. Each team member is extensively trained and experienced in their specific discipline. We through our experience know that keeping you at the centre of our service delivery, gets the best outcomes for you.

Meet the Team

Each team member will play an integral role in your time as a guest with Capri Sanctuary, we meet regularly to discuss your progress and ensure your needs are met. You will meet all the team on your arrival enabling collaborative needs based assessments, including, medical, physical, psychological, nutrition and dietary, or any specific comfort needs you may have.

Brent Smith

BAlcDrg, DipHlhHB, PCertREBT

Brent has extensive experience in the Addiction and Mental Health Treatment field, both in the public and private sectors as a Clinician... Read more

Dr. Siale Foliaki

MBCHB FRANZCP

Dr. Foliaki is a graduate of the Otago University School of Medicine and became a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College... Read more

Dr. Barry Geheran

MB BCh BAO (Hons)

Dr. Geheran is a Psychiatry Registrar currently training under the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) and honorary... Read more


Samantha Laing RN

BNurs, PGCertHSc Advanced Nursing - Clinical Nurse Manager

Sam is a Scottish trained Registered Nurse. Since arriving in NZ over 10 years ago she has... Read more

Maria Snell RN

Registered Comprehensive Nurse

Current member of NZNO. Registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand. Maria is a New Zealand-trained Registered Comprehensive Nurse. She... Read more

Sharon Hands RN

Sharon Hands RN

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Sharon is registered with the Nursing Council of New Zealand and a member of the... Read more


Li Zuo

MSc (1st Hons), PGDipHealthPsych, NZPS, AHPRA

Li is a registered Health Psychologist in both New Zealand and Australia, and a graduate of the University of Auckland. She... Read more

Andrew Hill

Bachelor of Applied Addiction Studies

Andy is a dedicated, robust, and committed clinician who is passionate about the mental health and addiction fields. Andy has... Read more

Lynetta Cataylo

Master Chef ~ House Manager

Lynetta is the Master Chef at Capri Sanctuary with over 20 years of experience. Completing her initial training in Singapore... Read more


Gia MacLachlan

BSc Psych (Hons), PGDipSci-Psych

Gia graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and is currently completing her Postgraduate Diploma at the University... Read more

Aimee

Personal Training ~ Yoga and Pilates Practitioner

Aimee first found yoga at the age of 14, and while the flexibility was appealing as a teenager... Read more

Champorn Vincent

Massage Therapist

Champorn is a traditional Thai Massage Therapist offering the benefits of massage to Capri Sanctuary Guest’s weekly. Her knowledge of this ancient form... Read more


Housekeeping Team

The Capri Sanctuary Housekeeping team are professional and friendly, paramount to them is that each Capri Sanctuary Guest’s comfort is ensured throughout their stay. Led... Read more


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Empowering you towards a future you value

“Thank you Brent and the team at Capri Sanctuary for making me feel I can have a life worth living, and providing me with the tools and resources to deal with life's problems. ” — MH (Warkworth)

“I came to Capri Sanctuary with some complex issues and my stay has changed my life! I left feeling confident in myself and happier than ever. Everything was perfect during my stay.” — DG (Hawkes Bay)

“A Wonderful experience, I wish the Sanctuary had been available to me many years ago. I'm leaving a totally different person compared to who I was when I arrived. Thank you Brent and the team. Highly recommended. ” — SG (Melbourne, Australia)