Marie holds a Bachelor of Social Work, and Certificates in both Adult Education and Positive Education. She is a highly experienced and sought after consultant and public speaker. Qualified in social work, adult education and positive psychology Marie’s work blends a deep understanding of positive psychology with a long-term commitment to community development in vulnerable communities. She has worked in Child Protection, Juvenile Justice and Disability. She managed Neighbourhood Renewal in 21 disadvantaged communities in Victoria and is accredited in Dr Ruby Payne’s Bridges out of Poverty.
Marie loves to transform and lives to affect positive change. She loves to bring together the best research from the fields of positive psychology and neuroscience, fused with her own experiences and translate them into practical tools we can all use to create more flourishing in our lives.