Helen commenced working at Everymind in January 2018 as a Project Officer in the Mental Health and Research team. She has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree, Graduate Diploma in Counselling and seven years' experience working in health promotion and injury prevention in both the government and not-for-profit sectors. More recently, Helen worked in patient welfare in an acute psychiatric hospital in Sydney, providing person-centred support to people experiencing severe and complex mental illness and their families.
Helen brings to her work a depth of compassion and understanding of the challenges associated with living through an experience of mental ill-health, as well as a passionate commitment to recovery and the promotion of mentally healthy and resilient communities.
Helen is currently working on our Small Business and Mental Health program, an innovative, evidence-based response aimed at enhancing the mental health and wellbeing of small business owners, their employees and families.