Our Team


Wellbeing Coordinator - Liv

Liv is a dedicated and compassionate counsellor with a strong educational background in Physical Activity, Health, and Wellbeing, as well as Counselling. Originally from the stunning landscapes of New Zealand, Liv's journey brought her to Australia in 2020. She has a zest for travel, enjoys spending time with her loved ones, experimenting with new recipes in the kitchen, nurturing her garden, and mastering new sports.

Liv's true passion lies in equipping young individuals and their families with the necessary skills and strategies to navigate life's challenges. Her approach is characterised by empathy and understanding. Liv offers a range of valuable services, including:

  • Mental Health Mentoring: Liv provides guidance and support for individuals struggling with mental health issues, offering them a safe space to discuss their thoughts and feelings.
  • Referrals to External Services: Recognising that sometimes additional resources are needed, Liv helps connect her clients with appropriate external services and professionals when required.
  • Managing Stress and Anxiety: Liv assists individuals in developing techniques to effectively manage stress and anxiety, empowering them to lead more balanced lives.
  • Relationships and Friendships: Liv offers insights and advice on building and maintaining healthy relationships and friendships, fostering meaningful connections.
  • Healthy Lifestyle: Drawing on her background in health and wellbeing, Liv educates clients on adopting a healthy lifestyle, encompassing physical, mental, and emotional well-being.
  • Breakfast Club: Liv provides a supportive and communal setting through a "breakfast club," where individuals can start their day positively and engage in discussions on various topics.
  • Hands-on Learning: Liv employs interactive and experiential learning methods to help clients acquire practical skills and strategies for personal growth.


School Nurse - Mel

Mel has been a Nurse/Midwife for 22 years, she has a Certificate IV Community Services (Disability studies) and a BA in Nursing & Midwifery. She has supported families toward wellness across a range of services including; practice nurse in Camperdown, South West Health Care and Timboon Health Care. Mel  loves the outdoors and staying fit, she can't say no to icecream. Mel has been a School Nurse for the past 18 months and has completed her training as a presenter for Teen Mental Health First Aid. She presents this to students at two schools as well as the health components of the Respectful Relationship Program. Mel offers the following services;

  • Adolescent health concerns
  • Mental Health
  • Relationships and Friendships
  • Smoking, alcohol, and drug use
  • Body image
  • Healthy eating, Breakfast Club


The Safe and Supportive Team

At CTS we provide an inclusive social, academic and emotional learning environment for all of our students.


Our Student Engagement and Safe and Supportive Learning Team includes a multi-disciplinary group of people comprising our: Wellbeing Coordinator, Sub School Leaders, Mental Health Practitioner, School Nurse, Chaplain and Learning Mentors.


We pride ourselves in our knowledge and understanding of the correlation between learning and wellbeing, and we work collaboratively with our parents, carers and families to ensure we are providing the best possible learning and wellbeing outcomes for all of our students.




Students can self refer or be referred by a parent/teacher for appointments. Listed below are the days that the Wellbeing Team are availbale for appointments. Students can also drop into the Wellbeing room. 

  • Adolescent Health Nurse: Wednesday & Thursday
  • Mental Health Practitioner: Every second Wednesday & Thursday
  • School Counsellor: Everyday

The wellbeing team are also involved in - classroom health, wellbeing lessons and lunch time activities.



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