Natasha is a Youth Health Education expert and founder of “Youth Health Education”. Natasha utilises a holistic approach examining all areas of health such as physical, emotional, cognitive, social, cultural and spiritual health. Natasha tackles youth health issues by confronting those once, uncomfortable topics, such as sexuality, sexual harassment, alcohol and other drugs, mental health, peer pressure, violence and many more, in a professional, educational and interactive way thereby eradicating community stigma, stereotypes and myths which impact youth health outcomes.
Natasha’s academic background includes exercise physiology, nutrition and sport psychology, Post graduate in Secondary Teaching with a focus on bullying, violence, stress and peer pressure and a Masters in Youth Health Education and Management.
Natasha’s passion and commitment to continued success for positive outcomes is through a whole community approach. Therefore Natasha works with school staff, sporting organisations, parents and students in a positive, holistic way.
Natasha provides a unique perspective having not only the academic background and working with Australian Football League (AFL), Northern League AFL, local councils, Mental Illness Fellowship Victoria, Young Women’s Arthritis Support Group and Volleyball Victoria, but also having many lived experiences as an elite athlete, living with disability and chronic illness and many years of teaching and coaching Victorian sporting teams.