Hope and Heal is a collective of dedicated and qualified professionals. All with lived experience who have come together to create a program that changes lives.
Nadine is the founder of hope+heal, uniting a group of talented professionals with a common purpose: To relieve the suffering of women who have experienced family violence through meditation and mindfulness and self-care and awareness. Nadine is also a domestic violence advocate and public speaker.
CO FOUNDER OF EVOLVE YOURSELF INSTITUTE
Marie Louise is the Co founder of Evolve Yourself Institute,(EYI) her passion is education of self awareness and supporting the development of empowered living through mind, body, emotional & spiritual awareness. Creator of System of Self and author of ‘Discover Worlds Within’ Marie brings heart in supporting growth. Her personal experience and process of long term sexual abuse and rape, understands ‘process’ and the power that sits in such life experiences. She supports awareness to support a life lived well. www.eyi.global
ART THERAPIST, GESTALT THERAPIST
Carmel is a Gestalt therapist, Counsellor and Art therapist in Sydney. Her passion is seeing women in despair, flourish with a solid sense of inner resilience. Carmel supports women re-connect to themselves bringing hope and confidence in decision making. Using a holistic approach she safely guides clients into having healthier relationships and a better way of living. Carmel counsels people in private sessions as well as groups. www.sacredplace.net.au
Celeste has been a full-time therapist since 2001 after completing a Diploma in Natural Therapies and a Dip in Remedial Massage at the Australasian College of Natural Therapies. Celeste has studied and been trained in Shiatsu, Hot Stone Massage, Lomi Lomi, Pregnancy and Sports Massage. She has studied Reflexology, Polarity Therapy and Nutrition and also Bach and Bush Flower Remedies. In 2002 to 2005 she attended the Chiara College of Metaphysics completing a course in Advanced Spiritual Healing. Celeste later completed a Certification in Clinical Hypnosis at the Academy of Applied Hypnosis and this year completed an Accredited Certification in Crystal Healing and also a Certification in Neuroscience at The Neuroscience Academy. M - 0410 616 737
Bess is a communications specialist turned public servant. Her career has spanned aviation, shareholder relations and PR, gender equality, development programs, and foreign affairs. She has experience in advocacy and business development for humanitarian organisations, and has worked on the elimination of trafficking and slavery, and combatting gender-based violence. She is passionate about ethical fashion and transparent supply chains.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SURVIVOR AND SOLUTIONS CONSULTANT
Lisa McAdams is the founder and Director of Safe Space Workplace a company who specialise in the Domestic Family Violence (DFV) support training and culture change. Teaching the language and behaviours of DFV and Workplace Employee Abuse (WEA), because we cannot change that which we do not recognise or understand. Working with Businesses including ASX500 companies, Government Departments and the Not for Profit Sector. Lisa’s background in Corporate Finance means she has the expertise to understand organisations work to ensure they offer the best support to employees and customers impacted by DFV. Lisa is the author of Domestic Violence Changing Culture Saving Lives. www.lisamcadams.com
Ana has a 20 year career in advertising and marketing and also has a design background. She has experienced domestic violence growing up and is passionate about helping push this cause and getting the message out. anabalta.com
HEALTH CARE WORKER
Nickolas works in healthcare and is known for his commitment to supporting wellness and compassion, and ability to support growth and transformation in people. He has been at the forefront of introducing meditation and coaching training in hospitals throughout Sydney.