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Our training and consulting team

Our team of trainers and consultants bring significant subject matter expertise, practice experience, communication skills and networks to the work of Berry Street.

They continually strive for excellence and are all strongly committed to using their knowledge to drive change for children, young people and families who have experienced disadvantage.

Lead Trainer of the Berry Street Education Model Michele Sampson
VIC STATE LEAD, BERRY STREET EDUCATION MODEL

Michele Sampson

Graduate Diploma (Reading Education) | Diploma of Teaching

Senior Trainer of the Berry Street Education Model Cheree Taylor
SA STATE LEAD, BERRY STREET EDUCATION MODEL

Cheree Taylor

Master of Business Administration | Bachelor of Education (Special Education) | Bachelor of Arts (Psychology and Youth Studies) | Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

John Barkley
QLD State Lead, Berry Street Education Model

John Barkley

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) | Graduate Diploma of Teaching

Jennifer Hazelton
NSW State Lead Berry Street Education Model

Jennifer Hazelton

Bachelor of Science | Bachelor of Teaching

Senior Training of the Berry Street Education Model Joanne Olsen
SENIOR CONSULTANT (VIC), BERRY STREET EDUCATION MODEL

Joanne Olsen

Masters of Science (English Education) | Bachelor Arts (English) | Certificate in Positive Education

judy hilton
CONSULTANT (SA), BERRY STREET EDUCATION MODEL

Judy Hilton

Master of Applied Positive Psychology | Graduate Diploma School Counselling; Bachelor of Education | Diploma Positive Psychology and Wellbeing | Diploma Community Services Management | Diploma Training and Assessment Systems | Diploma Alcohol and Other Drugs Work

Kaine Volkov
CONSULTANT (SA), BERRY STREET EDUCATION MODEL

Kaine Volkov

Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement) | Bachelor of Education (Junior Primary/Primary) | Master of Education (Wellbeing & Positive Mental Health)

Tanya Lancaster
Consultant (NSW), Berry Street Education Model

Tanya Lancaster

Registered Psychologist | Post Graduate Diploma Counselling Psychology | Graduate Diploma Psychology | Bachelor of Education (General Primary)

Sarah Forgan
CONSULTANT (NSW), BERRY STREET EDUCATION MODEL

Sarah Forgan

Master of Education (Communities and Social Justice) Bachelor of Education (Primary)

Monique Langley-Freeman
CONSULTANT (VIC), BERRY STREET EDUCATION MODEL

Monique Langley-Freeman

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) | Master of Teaching

Gloria Zahra
CONSULTANT (VIC), BERRY STREET EDUCATION MODEL

Gloria Zahra

BA(His/Pol), Grad Dip Ed (Sec), Grad Cert Gifted Ed, Grad Cert Pos Ed, Grad Cert Culturally Responsive Lit

Berry Street trainer Anita Pell
TRAINER

Anita Pell

Masters of Social Work | Bachelor of Social Work | Diploma of Business Management | Diploma of Pastoral Care

Berry Street trainer Gail Walton
SENIOR CARER SUPPORT WORKER, OZCHILD

Gail Walton

Diploma of Youth Work | Certificate IV in Training & Assessment

Berry Street Trainer Deb Collard
TRAINER

Deb Collard

Bachelor of Social Work | Post Graduate Diploma in Developmental Psychiatry | Post Graduate in Play Therapy | Certificate IV in Investigations

Professor of Women’s Mental Health Anne Buist
PROFESSOR OF WOMEN’S MENTAL HEALTH, UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE, AUSTIN HEALTH

Professor Anne Buist

FRANZCP | Doctor of Medicine | Master of Medicine | Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

Executive Director of the Safe and Together Institute David mandel
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE SAFE & TOGETHER™ INSTITUTE

David Mandel

Master of Arts | Licensed Professional Counselor

Professor Campbell Paul
INFANT AND CHILD PSYCHIATRIST CONSULTANT, ROYAL CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL AND HONORARY PRINCIPAL FELLOW, UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE

Professor Campbell Paul

FRANZCP | Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery| Certificate of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Associate Director of the Safe and Together Institute Heidi Rankin
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF THE SAFE & TOGETHER™ INSTITUTE

Heidi Rankin

Master of Public Administration

Lisa Bolger
PIMHI Senior Clinician

Lisa Bolger

Mental Health Nurse


Julie Larrieu
Professor

Julie Larrieu, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychiatry | Director, Division of Clinical Psychology

emma toone
Senior Advisor, Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP), Central Innovation Team

Emma Toone

Master of Child Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy | Graduate Diploma Psychoanalytic Studies | Bachelor of Health Science Naturopathy

Social Worker Jessamy House
CLINICAL PRACTICE DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT, TAKE TWO PRACTICE DEVELOPMENT TEAM

Jessamy House

Bachelor of Social Work (Hons)

Executive Director Statewide Services Annette Jackson
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STATEWIDE SERVICES, BERRY STREET AND ADJUNCT ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, LA TROBE UNIVERSITY

Annette Jackson

Master of Social Work | Bachelor of Social Work | Certificate of Developmental Psychiatry | Creswick Fellow, 2004 | Diploma (Therapeutic Life Story Work) | Child Trauma Fellow, ChildTrauma Academy

Take Two Team Leader Clare Ryan
TEAM LEADER, TAKE TWO CLINICAL PRACTICE DEVELOPMENT TEAM

Clare Ryan

Bachelor of Social Work | Certificate IV in Workplace Assessment and Training | Certified Trainer in NMT | Diploma of Project Management

Take Two Clinical Practice Development Consultant Kathleen Wood
CLINICAL PRACTICE DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT, TAKE TWO PRACTICE DEVELOPMENT TEAM

Kathleen Wood

Bachelor Social Work | Cert IV Health (Nursing) | Cert IV Training & Assessment