Angela is a Team Leader and is leading the Tamworth outreach team. she has a passion for mental health work, specialising in a holistic approach, recovery orientated practices and has strong advocacy for person centred care.
Angela's favourite aspect of working with the Holistic Recovery Team is being a part of such an open and supportive team.
Angela has been working in the mental health sector for over 15yrs. She has a wide range of skills and experiences across multiple types of community service programs, here in Australia NSW & QLD, also internationally, UK and Canada. These types of programs have covered areas of homelessness, hoarding, addictive behaviours, emotional regulations, frequent presentations to emergency departments, community living and access to services.
Angela has gained a diploma in Mental Health and many other training and qualified achievements such as SMART training, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills (DBT), Motivational Interviewing and Hoarding and Squalor WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Planning).
Angela is always looking to expand her knowledge and understanding, building on professional development to better support the people in her community.
Angela has a strong passion for advocacy, wanting to make sure everyone's rights are upheld and respected. She is empathetic to the wide range of factors that can impact people's everyday lives. She is calm, supportive and understanding to situations and this is reflected through interactions with her.
Angela is an avid animal lover, secretly a sausage dog whisper, so you are likely to find her talking and interacting with any of the animals that cross her path!