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James Penman

James Penman

Managing Director - Minerva Health

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James Penman brings to the table a unique blend of professional health and wellness expertise, fortified by his experiences in professional rugby both as a player and a coach. His time in the world of high-performance sport has offered him invaluable insights into the realms of physical fitness, strength, endurance, and overall health management.

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As a certified health and wellness professional, James specializes in preventative care. His credentials include Accurate Automated Blood Pressure Management, ACEhub CPD in ECG 101 and Spirometry 101, BMJ Learning Certificates in Blood Pressure Reading and Spirometry Fundamentals, and completion of SRW Aging Well Modules 1, 2, and 3. James is adept at conducting accurate health screenings and functional movement assessments that play a critical role in early detection of health-related issues.

An advocate of technology in wellness, James is certified in the use of Fit3D, a cutting-edge tool for body measurement and analysis. In addition, his certifications in Functional Movement Systems (FMS Levels 1 and 2) and the Y Balance Test (YBT) enable him to identify physical asymmetries and limitations that could potentially lead to injury.

Coupled with his personal training experience, James’s multifaceted skill set empowers individuals to take proactive steps in maintaining their health, enhancing their physical fitness, and optimizing performance. His approach, while deeply rooted in his professional rugby and personal training background, is underscored by a commitment to evidence-based practice and individual-focused care.

Jenna Cunneen

Jenna Cunneen

Director / Performance Coach/ Behavioural Psychologist

Jenna Cunneen, an esteemed Director, Performance Coach, and Registered Psychologist, is the driving force behind BeChange and MindFlex. Her impressive academic portfolio includes a Master’s in Applied Psychology (ABA), a Postgraduate Diploma in the Practice of Psychology, and a Bachelor’s in Psychology. She is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) and a NZ Registered Psychologist, showcasing her deep knowledge in the field.

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Jenna’s passion for her work stems from her firm belief in the transformative power of behavioural science. With over 17 years of professional experience, she has effectively worked with a diverse range of individuals and organizations, providing tailored strategies to facilitate positive behavioural change.

Jenna’s approach merges modern behavioural science with traditional psychology practice. She guides her clients through the complexities of their mental health difficulties and life’s challenging periods, helping them not only to cope but to thrive. Her techniques are designed to help individuals tap into the power of their minds and leverage it to their advantage.

For Jenna, it’s not just about navigating through life’s difficulties; it’s about flourishing despite them. Whether you’re dealing with personal issues or aiming to unlock your full potential, she’s committed to assisting you in becoming the best version of yourself. Through the practical application of behavioural science, Jenna equips her clients with the tools needed to master their minds and live their best lives.

Embark on a transformative journey of personal and professional growth with Jenna Cunneen and discover the potential of behavioural science today.