Dr. Jacci Norrish
Dr. Jacci Norrish completed her PhD in adolescent wellbeing, is co-founder of MindSetGo and is completing her clinical psychology training. She works at RMIT University in Melbourne.
Gaynor works at Victoria University as a Clinical Practice Advisor, and is Director at Umbrella Health. In her university role she teaches Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy to students enrolled in the clinical psychology programme. Umbrella Health provides resilience training for workplace and community groups.
Lucy's Masters in Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) comes from the original home of well-being science, the University of Pennsylvania. With a background in journalism, writing for leading newspapers and magazines on health, wellbeing, sports and parenting both here and internationally, Lucy is currently working on her PhD at AUT. She runs her own wellbeing consultancy in Christchurch, Mental Health & Wellbeing, as well as regularly presenting workplace wellness seminars for Vitality Works.
Denise Quinlan has a Masters in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, USA. She has worked as a senior trainer for the University of Pennsylvania, delivering training in Positive Psychology and the Penn Resilience Program to teachers in Australia and the UK. She is currently researching the effect of strengths programmes on student well-being and classroom engagement at Otago University.
Jo recently completed an MA (Merit) Coaching and Mentoring Practice from Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, United Kingdom. This is the International Centre for Coaching and Leadership Development in Europe. Jo is a qualified counsellor and transformational coach in her own business (www.4dtransformationalcoaching.co.nz) and she is also an Executive coach with the NZ Coaching and Mentoring Centre (www.coachingmentoring.co.nz). Prior to this, Jo trained as a social worker and was a senior practitioner and specialist in the field of Adoption for the Ministry of Social Development for 22 years. Jo’s person centered coaching approach draws from extensive experience, rigorous studies, empirical research and positive psychology to facilitate both expedient and sustainable change.