BSc. Psychology

Diploma of Professional Coaching
Master Trainer Extended DISC

Marina studied psychology at the University of Canterbury and received her Diploma of Coaching through the Southern Institute of Technology.   She also holds a qualification in business communication from Trinity College and is a Master Trainer for Extended DISC.  Currently Marina is studying for her Diploma in Career Management from NMIT.


Marina is an entrepreneur, she recently sold an online horticultural business she set up in 2000 with her husband.  She has 15 years experience with the NZ Institute of Management as a speaker and is now a facilitator for MHERC (Mental Health Education and Resource Centre). Marina and husband Craig have 3 children, 1 recently graduated from UC and their twins are currently in High School 


Marina has a strong network of supporters behind her including teachers, nurses and mental health workers. Marina is currently studying for a post graduate certificate in counselling from the University of Canterbury. 

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Director: Marina Shearer

My team and I recently had the pleasure of working with Marina using the Extended DISC beh