I use my lived experience to provide support, advice and teaching in mental health.

As a consultant, I am available for presentations, training and advice, offering particular lived experience expertise in:

~ understanding psychosis
~ hearing voices
~ dissociative identity disorder and other trauma disorders
~ attachment trauma
~ the importance of the therapeutic alliance
~ healing from self-harm
~ the spiritual aspects of mental distress


Work Experience

Hearing voices group faciliator, Voices Vic, Prahran Mission.

One-on-one peer support worker on "Voice Exchange" ~ a joint research project of Voices Vic and the Monash and Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre (MAPrc).

Peer worker for Voices Vic (4 years)

Trainer for Voices Vic (4 years)

Consumer Consultant at The Victoria Clinic (4 years)

LIved Experience Advisory Group member, Alfred Psychiatry (1 year) 

Speaker and presenter

Author of
The Little Girl That Nobody Wanted

Training
Bachelor of Creative Studies (2000)
Diploma of Community Services (2013)
Current study: Masters of Social Work