Ānei tōku pepehā:
I te taha ō tōku matua
Ko Whiria te maunga e whakapapa ana mātou
Ko Ngātokimatawhāōrua tōku waka mīharo
Ko Hokianga a Kupe te moana tapu e whāngaia ana mātou
Ko Kokohuia kei Opononi tōku marae a tā tūrangawaewae ūkaipō
Ko Ngāpuhi tōku iwi, Ngāti Kuri me Ngāti Tararā ōku hapū
Ko Pairama Riki tōku whānau
I te taha ō tōku whaea
Ko Kohukohunui te maunga ō mātou
Ko Tainui te waka tipuā ā Tī Kapa ō Hauraki te moana ataāhua
Ko Wharekawa kei Kaiaua te marae pūrotu
Ko Ngāti Paoa tōku iwi, ko Tamihana tōku whānau
I haere ōku mātua ki te ao wairua, e moe mai, moe mai rāua
Ko Donny Tuakiritetangata Riki taku ingoa
Nō reira, ānei te mihi kauanuanu ki a koe
Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa
Donny Riki is a registered psychotherapist and carries the insights and authority of taonga tuku iho which informs her clinical mahi. She has long standing relationships with whenua and the natural world which spans across generations and through time and shares this relevance to sexualized violence recovery.
Donny’s approach centers inter-generational reclamation of mana to heal from ongoing colonial violence, using mana-informed Response-Based counselling practice. She is interested in the intersection between violence towards Indigenous women and girls, and violence towards Papatūānuku.
Donny champions mana motuhake / Tino Rangatiratanga - Indigenous rights, equity and social justice in Aotearoa and works exclusively with Māori and Pasifika tangata whaiora / whānau in her clinical mahi. She is also a researcher, supervisor, artist, restorative justice facilitator and lover of puppies.
Specific mahi includes:
Mana-Informed Response-Based practice workshops / trainings
ACC Sensitive Claim supported assessment (SCAR) and treatment
ACP supervision (Advanced Clinical Practice in Psychotherapy)
Cultural consultancy / supervision
Re-Indigenisation korero tahi
Process group facilitation
Private client work
Organisational professional development training
Takeutuea / whānau hui facilitation
Restorative Justice facilitation
Donny is a member of Response-Based Practice Aotearoa (RBPAotearoa) - an affiliated group of enthusiastic therapists and global associates of Response-Based Practice Turtle Island/Canada.