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Our professional facilitators are the front-line face of One Door Education and Training, constantly putting to work their vast industry knowledge and experience in mental health. One Door facilitators are committed to delivering powerful learning opportunities, guiding and supporting participants to increase their knowledge and improve skills in the area of mental illness.
Ann is the education and training manager at One Door Mental Health, and was previously a trainer and assessor at Mental Health Coordinating Council, and a national trainer and assessor at Wesley Mission LifeForce delivering suicide prevention workshops. Ann has delivered a number of workshops on a range of mental health topics. In her previous roles in HR, she has over 20 years’ experience in the corporate sector developing and delivering a range of workshops.
Alison has a background in nursing and psychology, and has worked in mental health, and drug and alcohol settings since 1987. Alison has been involved in the development and delivery of training for the past 20 years on a range of topics, including motivational interviewing, co-occurring mental health and alcohol, and drugs and gambling. Alison has ongoing involvement as a consultant with organisations, such as the Mental Health Coordinating Council, the Centre for Community Welfare Training, ACT Gambling and Racing Commission and Juvenile Justice.
Peter trained as a psychiatric nurse and spent 10 years working in community mental health. He has a 20 year connection as an educator with the NSW Institute of Psychiatry and sits as a part-time member on the Mental Health Review Tribunal. Peter has a BHSc, a Masters of Suicidology and is currently studying for a Diploma of Mental Health Law and Human Rights.
Jane trained as a clinical psychologist and has been working in community mental health for over 15 years. Jane was a key member of One Door from its inception in 2005 (as Remind Mental Health Training) and continues to work with our team. Jane enjoys clinical practice and currently sees clients through Sunflower Health Services (Northern Sydney) where she enjoys working with people with lived experience and their primary carers.
Joshua has been involved with mental health for over five years in a variety of roles. He is currently working with children and adolescents as a psychologist and previously worked in a variety of programs providing services to people living with severe mental illness.
Darrin has 26 years experience working in a variety of acute mental health settings, these have included both inpatient and community settings. Darrin has been a clinical nurse consultant for approximately 16 years with the majority of that time spent in an emergency department liaison role. Darrin has also worked with the NSW Police Force developing the Mental Health Intervention Team (MHIT) and the NSW Police Force targeted violence initiative.
Julie has over 28 years experience in the mental health, disability and community services sector and currently works as a consultant. Specific areas of work include adult education, mental health and disability nursing, community organisation service delivery, development of organisational policies and procedures to meet accreditation standards and service capacity building. Julie works with community and government organisations and aims to empower people with knowledge to make informed choices that improve their own health and wellbeing and that of others in the community with whom they live and work.