We have a passion for helping people be the best version of themselves. Empowering people to come together with a new understanding of how to communicate and connect is AWESOME!


The impact of our 1/2 day workshop is life-changing for the participants, their families, teams and the organisations and communities they are a part of and is cool to witness.

  Understanding how humans communicate "naturally" and where people "naturally fit" with others creates the opportunity for dynamic improvement in mental health, productivity and wellbeing.  


Peter Smeele
Director /Facilitator 

Peter has been working with organisations, families and individuals in the area of mental health for his entire professional life.  Prior to returning to New Zealand (Christchurch) in early 2011 he spent 20 years in the USA working alongside some of the World’s leading experts in Mental health. Peter has presented at national and international conferences on Mental health and family systems.  Throughout his life Peter has observed that communication could be said to be the most vital part of human connection, and he is excited to be able to offer the DOTS™  courses. The concepts, principles and ideas conveyed through DOTs are profound and the impact is immediate.

Pat Johnston

Pat has a background in finance and health and has been running her own conference and events business for the past 23 years.  Managing conferences she has been privileged to meet people across a wide range professions and organisations. She knows from experience that open, honest and clear communication is essential when  working with people and groups.  Pat discovered DOTS a few years ago and has used DOTS with remarkable success  for conference audiences,  she  loves how The DOTS communication system works for  all ages -  all occupations  - all communities - all ethnicities and is excited to be bringing DOTS to The World.​

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