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 Master’s 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 hinderances in the access to and delivery of health services.
Amy is based in our Sydney office but lived in NZ for most of her life. She has considerable experience in stakeholder engagement, data analysis, literature and scoping reviews and qualitative and quantitative data collection. In her time at Synergia, Amy has been involved in developing the Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Foundation Plan for the Nepean and Blue Mountains PHN and LHD, the evaluation of the NSW Health Suicide Prevention Fund, child mental health research and the implementation and evaluation of a digital health platform in a primary care clinic.