Amy is a Consultant at Synergia. She is based in our Sydney office.
Amy has a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Psychology and Criminology from Victoria University of Wellington. She is a qualified counsellor following a postgraduate degree at the Australian College of Applied Psychology and has completed her Masters in Public Health at the University of Sydney.
Amy has a keen interest in working in mental health, suicide prevention and domestic violence. Having firsthand experience at the Cumberland Women’s Health Centre in Harris Park working with women experiencing domestic violence, Amy developed a passion for change management in the health industry and a desire to challenge the existing barriers and hindrances in the access to and delivery of health services.
Amy is based in our Sydney office having relocated from NZ in 2013. She has considerable experience in project and client management, stakeholder engagement, data analysis, literature and scoping reviews and qualitative and quantitative data collection. In her time at Synergia, Amy has led the evaluation of the NSW Health Suicide Prevention Fund, a nationwide review of suicide prevention activities in New Zealand, and the co-design of a domestic and family violence pilot for Nepean Blue Mountains PHN. Other projects she has been involved in include developing the Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Foundation Plan for the Nepean and Blue Mountains PHN and LHD, child mental health research and the implementation and evaluation of a digital health platform in a primary care clinic.
project management, client relationships, stakeholder engagement, trauma-informed engagement, qualitative and quantitative data analysis, service review & design