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Leonie Abbott

Assistant Director of Education Leonie Abbott
Assistant Director, Education

Leonie Abbott

Master of Applied Positive Psychology | Certificate IV in Training and Assessment | Graduate Certificate of Business Administration | Bachelor of Education

Leonie is the Assistant Director of Education, co-author and editor of the Berry Street Education Model (BSEM). She currently supports a diverse range of schools with trauma-informed positive education training, curriculum and strategies. Leonie enables school leaders to embed and sustain the science of wellbeing across a whole-school approach.

Leonie is a foundation graduate of the Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Melbourne. She has over 20 years of education leadership experience and is also a director on the board of Positive Education Schools Association in Australia.

She integrates trauma-informed pedagogy and the science of wellbeing in her interactions with communities and believes positive psychology is a powerful road map for continuous growth.