Having spent the last 15 years in marketing, Alicia has worked with a wide range of organisations – from startups to big corporates – assisting in brand and product development as well as growth strategies.
Alyssa is an enthusiastic program administrator, leaning on an impressive career in the field of therapeutic services, population health and specialist private hospital operations.
Amelia has worked with Gidget Foundation Australia since 2017. Her experience in establishing and managing health clinics in the UK, alongside her work in private practice as a Registered Counsellor ensures that the client's experience and their access to support is the driving focus of her work with Gidget.
Annie's approach is to guide, explore and support, rather than to direct and instruct and she is thrilled to be a part of the increasing support services
Arabella joined Gidget Foundation Australia in early 2017 after a 20 year career in executive leadership roles in the media and communications industry in both Australia and the UK.
Barbara is passionate about fostering positive workplace environments and promoting employee health and wellbeing.
Bethany is responsible for managing all aspects of the implementation of Gidget Foundation Australia’s support programs.
Dr Erin Seeto is a Clinical Psychologist, based in Sydney, and has worked in various settings including hospitals, community, local government, education, specialist services and private practice across the UK and Australia.
Eliza is an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker and Founder of Blackbird Counselling, a Women’s Mental Health Service managing six Mental Health Professionals providing counselling and support to assist women and families across the lifespan. Eliza has worked in mental health for the past 21 years and has been in private practice specialising in Perinatal and Infant Mental Health for the past 6 years.
Eve is currently studying Psychology and Sociology at Sydney University and is hoping to become a Psychologist.
Heather brings a mix of admin and customer service experience gained in the retail, corporate and public sectors.
Jess has an educational background in psychology and health, with the last 15 years working in the not for profit and corporate health sector
Justine is a warm, insightful and supportive therapist, who has worked for over 20 years as a Clinical Psychologist.
Karen is responsible for leading Gidget Foundation Australia’s clinical governance and compliance framework within a culture of continuous quality improvement. As an experienced health executive working across public, private and not-for-profit healthcare, Karen is committed to achieving excellence through health system safety, good governance practices and sound risk management.
Kate joined Gidget Foundation Australia in October 2022 as the Partnerships and Operations Coordinator.
Katie Peterson is a registered Clinical Psychologist and Board Approved Supervisor with AHPRA based in Tamworth NSW.
Lachie Raper joined Gidget Foundation Australia in November 2022 in the role of Client Services Executive.
Lettitia has been practicing as a Psychologist for 20 years. Much of her experience has been in perinatal mental health
Lisa joined Gidget Foundation Australia as Digital Manager in January 2019 and is now in the role of Digital and Community Fundraising Director.
Lisa has over 15 years’ experience in communications and stakeholder engagement, and most recently was an key member of the NSW Mental Health Commission’s stakeholder engagement, communications and policy teams.
Lucy joined Gidget Foundation Australia in 2023 as Client Services Executive based at Gidget House North Sydney
Mandy joined Gidget Foundation Australia in 2019 as part of the Clinical Administration Team and supports the Westmead and Merrylands Gidget Houses and our Start Talking telehealth program.
Melissa is an accomplished HR professional who made a significant impact in corporate organisations, dedicating 15 years to a successful career in HR and leadership positions.
Michaela is responsible for the strategic development, monitoring, and evaluation of Gidget Foundation Australia’s client-focussed programs.
Nicki joined Gidget Foundation Australia as its Hospital Program Manager, leading the expansion of our Gidget Emotional Wellbeing Screening Program.
Peni Bailey is the Gidget House and Start Talking Program Manager, previously Peni was in the role of Clinical Practice Manager
Rachael joined Gidget Foundation Australia in August 2023 in the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer.
Sarah works with the clinical administration team and supports Gidget Foundation Australia’s Triage Program.
As a Clinical Practice Executive, Stephanie is passionate about mental health for both women and the wider community, especially in our more remote areas.
After three years of freelancing for Gidget Foundation Australia in Graphic Design, Tori joined the team officially in March 2023.
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