Ann Marie Southey


AnnMarie has been working as a Diversional Therapist for 10 years.

She fell into Diversional Therapy when she sold her business, a small fitness center in Waikanae which she ran for 27 years.

AnnMarie ran group exercise classes, many aimed at the senior population.

After selling her business AnnMarie took up a roll as a diversional therapist at Park Wood Lodge in Waikanae, here under the guidance of Rachel Rush she gained Diversional Therapist Certificate, graduating at the Christchurch Diversional Therapy conference.

AnnMarie has been working at Kapiti Rest Home in Paraparaumu for 4 years.

AnnMarie is a registered Practitioner of the Ronnie Gardiner Method (RGM) she graduated in February 2023