Kate Finn

Wellbeing Comes First

Kate Finn

New Zealand

Specialised in: Time Line Therapy

Kate is a NLP practitioner, Timeline therapy practitioner, Hypnotherapist and has been a Registered Nurse since 1996.

She has also worked as a Sales Manager (Australia) and in Human Resources (London).

Kate, who is originally from Invercargill now lives in Oamaru with her young family.

Kate is committed to lifelong learning and personal development, this is evident in her varied medical career, having worked across most specialities.
Passionate about health and wellbeing, Kate is happiest when helping people reach their full potential, no matter what age or stage in life.

Having worked as a Nurse over the last 25 years, Kate has often found her role reactive and ineffective in treating the root cause of health issues. However through her own experience with NLP Kate believes people can affect long term change and achieve their health goals.

Kate enjoys time with her growing family and all things to do with nature, especially exploring the great outdoors. Family time is often spent at the beach, biking and on long walks. Having always loved her sport and the ethics of sport, Kate has actively been involved in coaching over the years.

Kate’s mission is to help people through NLP learn more about the beauty of the human mind and the power of change that is within all of us.

“Doing NLP is fun and surprisingly simple.”


  • Certified NLP Practitioner
  • Certifies Time Line Therapy Practitioner
  • Certified NLP Coach
  • MA Experimental Psychology (Oxon)
  • MOst (Master of Osteopathy)

Board Accreditation

All Coaches abide by the Code and Ethics of these Boards


  • Registered Nurse Dip 1996 (NZ)
  • Time Line Therapy Practitioner. 2015
  • NLP Practitioner 2015
  • Hypnotherapy 2018


Kate is currently based in Oamaru, New Zealand. 'Your Life Live It' abides by INLPTA, ICF, ICI, APROCEP and the New Zealand Association of NLP code of ethics, this means peace of mind with total confidentiality at all times.

The first consultation is generally for 90 minutes, this allows for a productive start for you the client, and any following sessions are for one hour. Kate will send you a contract and some simple questions to complete prior to the session; this ensures you get the most out of your time together.

90 minutes session $150
1 hour session $100

Zoom sessions can also be arranged at the above rates.

NLP has immediate impact and in most cases Kate would only need to see a client between 2 to 5 times.

Kate’s practice is based in Oamaru. The consultation room is totally private and very comfortable. Details of location will be given after appointment is made.

What others say

"We were looking for someone with an engaging, informative communication style to work with sports teams in a way that would inspire cultural change.


We chose Kate because she came recommended and we were confident she would be the best person for the presentations we needed.


Kate proved to be a very effective communicator who engaged with her audience in a way that kept their attention and also challenged their thinking.


I particularly like the way that Kate works with groups. Her presentation is well thought through, targeted to the outcome we were looking for and she has a clear way of presenting that keeps people’s attention.


Participant feedback was that they learned something new and gained value from the presentation.


I would have no hesitation in recommending Kate to others. We have utilised her skills in a range of settings and she has proven that she can adapt her skills to suit any audience."
Helen Algar QSM

Safer Waitaki Coordinator
"My team and I really enjoyed the session and have taken away some valuable new skills that will help them when communicating with our clients in the future.


We particularly enjoyed the team interaction aspect of your training and will definitely be putting our new listening skills to the test.


We would not hesitate to recommend others to attend your training."
Stephen Robertson


LJ Hooker Oamaru
"Kate spoke to our office at our annual Big Day Out. She was an engaging speaker arming us with techniques to turn the negative into positive.


She taught us many valuable lessons on communicating both with ourselves and others. These skills will be put to good use when interacting with our clients, our teams and in our personal lives.


She will make a valuable addition to any speaking line up and we have no hesitation in recommending her."
Sarah Foo-Ryland, Director at Your Life Live It
"BDO Invercargill had the privilege of having Kate Finn present a session as part of our team training day.


Kate has a confident and engaging manner which was enjoyed by all the participants.


Her interactive group training was a relaxed and fun exercise. Giving each individual the opportunity to experience the value of good communication, particularly understanding the value of listening.


This was a very worthwhile training session and I would not hesitate to recommend Kate to others who are looking to improve their communication skills for both professional and personal development. "
Mandy Pace

BDO Invercargill