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"Remember the earth whose skin you are..."

Joy Harjo from She Had Some Horses by Joy Harjo (1983). 


Welcome to Esencia


Esencia is made of many moving, living parts that create a therapeutic, whole being approach to people, plant and place, offering women holistic care and individuals/ organisations 

therapeutic design consultancy.

Esencia Holistic Care supports women on each unique matrescent, postnatal journey with current research, and practical grounded practices to uplift body mind and spirit. All consultations are online (Zoom) or telephone call to work with your lifestyle.

 Esencia Therapeutic Design Consultancy supports diverse individuals and organisations in re/connecting with, understanding and creating therapeutic environments.


    Ngā mihi nui ki a koutou

    Ko tēnei taku mihi ki ngā tangata whenua o te rohe nei

    Ko Mauao te maunga

    Ko Waimapu te awa e mahea nei

    aku māharahara

    Ko Tauranga te moana

    Ko Ōropi te whenua tipu

    E mihi ana ki ngā tohu o nehe, o

    Tauranga Moana e noho nei au

    Ko Emma Tempest toku ingoa

    No reira, tēnā koutou katoa



    Nga mihi
    Discover more about my PhD Research
     Design Research: Grounded in Therapeutic Landscapes, Postpartum Health and Nature-led Design.
    Pink Salt
    "Emma sees the whole person and listens not only with her ears. The skills she shares are like no other I have experienced and are given with great love and intent. Her ability to respond to a situation in a non-judgemental manner, even over great distance, makes you feel valued and supported."  


    Learn more and stay up-to-date with how Esencia can support you in your whole being.

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