Lisa Thorpy

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Lisa holds a Bachelor of Arts (Humanities), Master of Social Work, an Advanced Diploma Community Management, and a Certificate 4 in Training and Assessment.

In addition to training with MHCC, Lisa currently works as a Case Manager in Community Mental Health Services in a rural town in NSW. Prior to this she has worked across a range of non-government sectors including in the mental health sector with adults and children, with Aboriginal communities across a range of programs, with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities, in the housing sector, the women’s health and sexual assault sectors, the disability sector and in sexuality education. She has also held a number of leadership positions on committees and boards of management in the community sector. Lisa is committed to cultural change within the mental health sector and to supporting mainstream’s understanding of mental distress.