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Shelley Petersen

Principal and founder of Aromaflex and Aromatic Medicine Institute.

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Principal and founder of Aromaflex (the shop ( With almost 30 years qualified in Aromatherapy and Reflexology; SP Dip Aromatherapy, AMA Dip Reflexology MIFPA (UK), ITEC (UK); MNZROHA, MNZIR. Qualified in Tertiary Teaching since 2001 and has upskilled over the years in subjects such as moderation/assessment, Advanced Diploma in Aromatic Medicine, Diplomas in Hand and Ear Reflexology and more..Chairperson of the NZ Register of Holistic Aromatherapists for 5 years prior to current Chairperson. Worked with NZQA in the Targeted Review of Qualifications for Complementary Medicine representing both Aromatherapy and Reflexology.  However, due to lack of subject matter experts in NZ, NZQA removed the qualifications from the framework in December 2018. Liaised with the Australians to make sure qualifications were transferable between the organisations, so that students/graduates can get professional memberships in both countries.