Know how to help
in a mental health crisis?

Mental Health First Aid courses now available.

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Need extra support right now?

MindCare Coaching is available immediately to all clients.

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Know how to help
in a mental health crisis?

Mental Health First Aid courses now available.

more info
  • nb&a rehab
  • Back on Track Mental Health Occupational Therapy
  • Freedom to Move - Pain education
  • Adjusting to Change - Developing resilience
  • Mindcare Coaching - Low intensity mental health program

we maximise health – we restore function – we get people going again


nb&a group turns 17!

Our journey...

a timeline of our journey

It has been quite the journey since natalie bottroff & associates had its first day in business on 14 July 2003. A huge THANK YOU to everyone who has been a part of it. Read more about our journey here.


Training with nb&a - information and upcoming sessions

How do you and your organisation manage mental health first aid? Are you aware of resilience training and the benefits? Do you require manual handling or ergonomic training?

We offer training options and support employers to build happy, healthy workplaces. Training can be customised to your needs.

More about training.

Know what to do in a mental health crisis?

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This two-day training teaches you how to give first aid to an individual who is experiencing a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. It is the initial assistance before medical treatment can be obtained. Learn how to help someone today - their life could depend on it!

Also available: Mental Health First Aid Refresher

Click here for more information.

Professional development

While remaining busy, we managed to squeeze in some professional development via online training and completed:

  • Explain Pain
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Webinars including Complex Psychological Trauma, Evidence-based Guide to Support Employees with Depression, How to Improve Communication Collaboration in Applying Pain Management Strategies, Management of Whiplash Associated Disorder, Preventing Psychological Injury After Physical Injury or Ill Health and Cyber Essentials for Workplace Injury.

Next year we plan to continue this and undertake:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Trauma Informed Practice
  • Anger and Trauma

Blended Online MHFA Community

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Kate Collins recently completed the first delivery of Blended Online Mental Health First Aid Community course – MHFA's 100% online accredited course. While we love face-to-face delivery, the online course has provided an excellent way to continue to upskill.

Welcome Lucy Karvonen

Chelsea Nelson

Optimum health is a key driver for Lucy who supports clients to achieve their return to work goals through educating and involving them in their rehabilitation, increasing their investment in their own wellbeing. Read more about Lucy here.

Walk a Mile Fundraiser

Walk a Mile

A big thank you to everyone who supported nb&a group in our effort to raise much needed funds to help end homelessness through the Walk a Mile program. We exceeded our target through your generosity!

While this is an annual event, we will continue to support Hutt St Centre throughout the year. They are currently in need of donated goods so if you are able to help please visit the Hutt St Centre website. Any and all help is greatly appreciated.


Get On The Front Foot!

On the Front Foot book cover

Need simple, easy-to-follow steps to influence outcomes?

This book provides practical steps on how to build rapport, listen effectively, ask the right questions and more - with immediate results. Find out more here including a clip from Professor Sir Mansel Aylward talking about the book, a testimonial and, importantly, see how to get your copy.

Be amazed by what comes from being on the front foot!

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Career opportunities

We are always on the lookout for physiotherapists, exercise physiologists, occupational therapists and rehabilitation consultants. If this is you and you have an interest in our industry and/or working for our company, please contact us to discuss what opportunities may currently be available.