As demand for Michelle’s content has continued to grow it’s become impossible for her to meet this alone. We have welcomed a team of licensed facilitators of the Wellbeing Lab content to join us in designing and delivering our playful, scientific, actionable talks that help people to thrive, even in challenging times. They’re all amazing speakers, researchers, strategists, facilitators, and coaches in workplaces who have been there and done that.
We are so pleased to introduce you to:
Tarmala is the director of The Wellbeing Psychologist, a small private practice in Western Australia dedicated to helping people live life to the fullest. The mission of the Wellbeing Psychologist is to provide evidence-based wellbeing and psychology services to challenge the myth that psychology services are only for those experiencing serious problems. She is dedicated to helping people find ways to cultivate their wellbeing. Tarmala holds a Doctor of Psychology and she has been a psychologist for over 20 years. As a former police officer and police psychologist, Tarmala has extensive experience working with high-risk organisations to reduce the incidence of chronic stress, burnout and trauma in their staff. She also has first-hand experience providing psychological first aid and critical incident support to a wide range of organisations after distressing incidents. Tarmala is passionate about wellbeing, resilience and mental health recovery. To enable her to provide an integrated wellbeing framework, she has completed a Graduate Diploma in Human Nutrition and she is currently undertaking teacher training in yoga, meditation and mindfulness.
Julie is a change maker and a wellbeing champion. She’s passionate about supporting her clients to achieve sustainable organisational & cultural change. With more than 20 years’ experience in organisational design, development and culture, Julie helps individuals and businesses to transform. She is currently completing her Diploma in Positive Psychology and plans to undertake her Masters in Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) in 2022. Julie works to integrate wellbeing elements into her change and transformation programs. Julie’s energetic and down-to-earth approach to work and life makes her an invaluable person to have aligned with any business.
Working with forward thinkers who are taking the lead to create workplaces where people are more refreshed, capable, resourceful and well, Courtney faciltates bespoke, evidence-based consulting, coaching and courses eliciting the full potential of positive human energy to create the change Businesses and People want. Fuelled by the knowledge that Leadership is an inside job – individual, team and organisational, Courtney focuses the value of tending to people’s relationship first with their Self and up-levelling their internal operating systems – behaviours, habits, beliefs and identity. Leveraging her University Degrees and HR Management Experience in Industry, Corporate and Community Services, Courtney skilfully integrates NLP Mastery, Success Coaching and Mindfulness techniques to energies and enable others. Courtney loves to simplify things for the benefit of all; her approach engenders trust and calm.
Kimberley Wakefield completed her Master’s in Science in Applied Positive Psychology at Bucks New University. She also holds an MBA from Dalhousie University and her undergraduate alma mater is McGill University. Kimberly is certified in Mental Health first aid, a certified coach, positive psychology enthusiast, avid soccer player, single mom of two plus a few pets and is a big believer in the wisdom of our inner selves to evolve, grow and flourish. She has decades of experience in marketing and communications having worked in large multi-nationals, private corporate, not-for-profit, and political campaign arenas. Kimberley is passionate about bringing the scientific research behind flourishing, fulfilling lives to both adults and children of all ages. You can always count on her to give you an honest, carefully thought out perspective full of empathy and love.
Sharon earnestly applies evidence-based workplace-wellbeing strategies and positive psychology principles to dramatically improve organisational productivity and performance. Sharon cultivates positively engaging workplaces delivering innovative, interactive and playful workshops. Drawing on three decades of experience as a highly sought Human Resources and Organisational Development Consultant and Facilitator of Learning, Sharon also holds a Graduate Diploma of Management Psychology, Graduate Certificate in Learning Technology, Bachelor of Adult & Vocational Teaching, Associate Diploma of Business Management (Human Resources), Diploma of Assessment & Workplace Training and Diploma of Project Management.
With a passion for exploring what underpins a positive workplace culture where people can flourish, Kylie works with individuals, organizations and educational facilities to unpack how culture and wellbeing can be mapped, tracked and enhanced. She has carved a long and diverse career in educational leadership spanning many roles in both primary and adult learning and is recognized throughout Western Australia for her dynamic leadership skills. Fueled by genuine connections and by always being her authentic self, Kylie has a facilitation and coaching style that resonates with people. Kylie is the Director of Collective Culture Consultancy who work to ensure that workforce cultures are strengths based, employee driven and where people feel supported to thrive.
Co-founders of the Awareness Co, Anna and Kristy’s mission is simple: by connecting individuals to what truly motivates and matters to them and translating this learning into action, they provide them with lifelong skills to enhance their performance and support their wellbeing. Along with their 20 years + Senior HR Leadership experience, organizational change experience, and wellbeing expertise their specialisations include, leadership and management development, emotional intelligence, communication and connection, teamwork and development, change management and building holistic wellbeing and resilience.
With the highest rate of suicide in Australia, the construction industry is at the core of Laurice’s wellbeing work, transforming it from the inside-out as part of a broader societal shift towards thriving. With over 30 years’ of global construction/infrastructure project management, Laurice is a board director, consultant, speaker and owner of The Ripple Affect Institute (RAI) who delivers purpose-driven, value-aligned, sustainable and measurable solutions to complex problems that enable flourishing.
A certified ‘people person’ and Jill of many trades, Léonie has worked as a lawyer, risk manager, registered nurse, and silversmith. As the Director of Wellness and Happiness, an innovative evidence-based wellness consultancy, Léonie provides inspired solutions for leaders to motivate and advance their best business talent to establish truly flourishing workspaces.
Passionate about ‘making development matter’ and evidence-based in all that she does, Siân leverages the very best in positive psychology coaching theory to design and facilitate talent and leadership development programs, build high performance cultures, drive employee engagement, lead organizational restructuring, and partner with business leaders to drive change and develop and support business strategy. Siân is a university educated coaching psychologist with close to twenty years’ experience in Human Resources and Organisational Development roles.
Nicole is passionate about working with organizations to improve the psychological safety of their environments, believing that every organization has a duty to not only educate employees in the technical parts of their role, but to provide practical evidence-based skills to maintain and improve their wellbeing for life. With a Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement) further qualifications in Positive Psychology, Wellbeing and Mental Health, and experience across a diverse array of industries, Nicole understands the vital importance of self-care and wellbeing skills to be able to navigate the pressures of work, family and the inevitable struggles of life.