Founder, Trys Reddick, was diagnosed with Depression, Anxiety, OCD, Agoraphobia and Social Phobia after leaving school aged 14. He spent all his teens as a recluse while he battled with Depression which he had until a life changing event in his mid 20’s. Following this, he started to fight back until by the age of 30, he emigrated to Australia and studied community services.
He worked in Job Network for 5 years, assisting long term unemployed back into work and in 2015 became an Accredited Mental Health Trainer under his company EG 5 Star Training. In 2015, he also released his first book “Passionate People”.
Today Trys is an active trainer and publisher, posting regular podcasts and staging events to raise awareness of mental illness.
He has a Daughter and lives in Perth, Western Australia
Nick Gwynn is the director of Breathe Counselling Perth, a professional counselling service in the heart of the Perth CBD. He is a compassionate counsellor and family/ marriage therapist. He has over 20 years’ experience working in various roles in the community sector. Nick’s work has included counselling, retreat facilitation, youth work, pastoral care, overseas missions and lecturing. He has worked extensively with families, couples and young people and is passionate about relationships, personal development and transformation. Nick is a keen surfer and lives with his wife and son in the South West of Western Australia.
Catherine comes to the organisation with over 20 years of training and is passionate about Learning & Development. She gains immense personal satisfaction from assisting individuals to develop their full potential through learning & development interventions. Catherine utilizes highly effective coaching skills along with subject knowledge to enable students to reach their personal and professional goals.
Catherine has an inspirational and engaging teaching style; she is able to build strong relationships and develop an instant rapport with learners. Catherine has a detailed knowledge of OH&S & First-Aid and applies her qualifications in the training environment. Training is always practical, participative & fun.
Catherine is married with two children and enjoys a relaxed coastal lifestyle.