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All of our peer support  mental health professionals are trained and have professional qualifications, experience as well as police checks and working with children checks.

On top of all this they each have professional indemnity insurance.

Before they are approved as a Peerhear peer support team member, they are vetted via an interview process and reference checks. We know that working in mental health comes with enormous responsibility. It is a responsibility that we take very seriously.

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Amber A

Peer Counsellor

Hi I’m Amber (She/Her). I’ve accumulated lived experience in the areas of Disability, Domestic Violence, Environmental/Disaster Trauma and Bullying. Anxiety has been a companion of mine for approximately 40 years, and it often brings its friend depression along for the ride at times too. Complex PTSD moved in, back in 2009, and at times thinks it owns the place.

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Kylie S

Peer Counsellor

Hi, I’m Kylie. (She/Her). I am so grateful to be here today and to be able to share my story of hope.
I have worked in the mental health sector since 2014 and know first hand the power in connection and being able to sit with someone needing support.
"When you take the time to resist judgement and instead create a safe place for someone to tell their story, and when you express how you feel, it can literally change, and in the best case save somebody's life"

Welcome to Peerhear

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Sharon J

Peer Worker

Hi, my name is Sharon. (She/Her)
My areas of lived experience include Post Natal Depression, Anxiety and substance misuse. I am a passionate photographer and love capturing beautiful landscapes.
My training and qualifications include; Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Support and an accreditation in Mental Health First Aid. My vision is to eliminate the shame associated with mental health and promote emotional, physical, and social wellbeing

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Chelsea E

Peer Worker

Hi, I'm Chelsea (She/Her). I live with my loving partner of 18 years, our 2 children; 11 and 13 years, our sweet Beagle and our cheeky Border Collie. I encourage personal goals, using a model of health and wellbeing, personal development, self-esteem, independence, self-evaluation and friendship.

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Natasha J

Peer Counsellor

Hi I’m Natasha, (She/her). Some of my interests include going to movies, reading, and spending time with family. I have a lived experience of Depression, Disability, Anxiety, and LGBTIQA.

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Shifra W

Peer Worker

Hi, I'm Shifra (She/Her). I love bouldering, exercise, travel (when we can), practicing my languages, kayaking, hitting the beach with my doggo, cooking and enjoying good food and wine! I have a lived experience of bipolar, PTSD and anxiety.

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Erica M

Peer Counsellor

Hi, I'm Erica (She/Her). My areas of lived experience include family violence, family dissolution, terminal illness, cumulative grief, and childhood trauma. I have lived experience with GAD and depression and have lived with others who have struggled with addiction because of complex trauma. I love to dance.

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Nikole E

Peer Counsellor

Hi, I’m Nikole (She/Her). I’m passionate about the practice of truth, kindness, compassion, gratitude, healthy relationships, evidence-based and holistic health, our planet, and doing the work so as to live the best life I can and not allowing my past to dictate my present or future.

I have lived experience of acute anxiety, depression, toxic/abusive relationships, emotional eating/drinking, postnatal depression, grief, and as a parent of children with diagnosed acute general anxiety disorder and depression with suicidal ideation.

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Tam A

Peer Worker

Hi, I’m Tam (She/Her). I have two wonderful kids, an Italian Mastiff called Tyr and a turtle we call Raphaela. I love music, and my favourite genres are rock, metal or medieval folk. On the weekends, my family and I love to spend time together exploring outdoors and watching movies or documentaries. I experience periods of depression, low mood, and lack of motivation.