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Supporting your NDIS journey


The Xplor-ation difference

Welcome to Xploration, where we are dedicated to guiding you through the uncharted territories of mental health with compassion, understanding, and expertise. As a committed NDIS service provider, we specialize in offering tailored and specialized supports designed to empower individuals facing distress.

We understand that navigating the complexities can be challenging, and our team is here to stand by you every step of the way. Whether you’re seeking support for yourself or a loved one, Xploration takes pride in fostering a culture of inclusivity and diversity, ensuring that our services resonate with the unique needs of each individual.

With a commitment to aligning our approach with NDIS principles, Xploration is your trusted partner in the journey towards wellness and well-being. Let us be your guide as you explore the path to recovery, resilience, and improving your quality of life. You will be heard, listened too, and respected!

Amy Marino

Amy is the founder at Xplor-ation. She is a qualified mental health social and support worker with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Eastern Institute of Technology Tairawhiti.

Her compassionate and empowering approach has enabled countless individuals to navigate their well-being journey with confidence and success. Drawing on a diverse range of evidence-based practices and her lived experience, Amy offers a comprehensive and culturally sensitive approach to mental health support.

Amy has a unique understanding of the challenges individuals face, having personally navigated her own mental health journey with care and resilience. This firsthand experience allows her to relate to various mental health concerns and tailor her support services as a Psychosocial Recovery Coach and Support Worker effectively.

With exceptional skills in active listening, empathy, cultural competence, and leadership, Amy is an effective support professional that will help thrive.

Trudy Faulknor

Trudy, a compassionate and dedicated professional, found her calling in support coordination driven by a deep-seated desire to ensure that NDIS participants comprehend their plans and funding beyond mere financial figures. Recognizing the inherent humanity in every individual, she firmly believes that people are not mere price tags but unique beings with diverse needs.

Motivated by the principle that individuals with disabilities should not be stigmatized or looked down upon, Trudy has devoted herself to breaking down barriers and promoting inclusive access for all. Her unwavering commitment extends to advocating for equal opportunities in community participation for people with disabilities, firmly believing that diversity should not equate to differential treatment.

In her pursuit, Trudy strives to empower and uplift those with differing abilities, fostering a society where everyone has equal access to opportunities, regardless of their unique characteristics.

Authenticity, lived experience, expertise and an evidence-based approach.

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