Bridgitte Thornley

National Director - PGF Services

Bridgitte started working at the PGF Group in 2011 as the Southern Regional Practice Leader, then held the position of National Clinical Practice Leader before moving into her current role in 2017. Bridgitte is passionate about helping people and bringing out the best in her team. She especially enjoys working with complexity, diversity and change. Bridgitte has been dedicated to maintaining and growing PGF’s professional counselling services and believes strongly in PGF Services being a proficient service.

Bridgitte is a Registered Social Worker with the Social Workers Registration Board (SWRB), a qualified alcohol and drug counsellor and Member of the Drug and Alcohol Practitioners’ Association Aotearoa (DAPAANZ). She completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work in 2011 and a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Drug Dependence in 1993. Bridgitte has been working in the addiction sector since 1990 and in the gambling sector since 1999. Her knowledge, experience, and passion for the sector has enabled her to have a successful and rewarding career in the addiction field.