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THE EXERCISE PROFESSIONAL'S GUIDE TO MENTAL HEALTH AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

  • Did you know 1 in 5 Australians will suffer from some form of mental illness in their lives?
  • Do you know if any of your current clients are suffering from anxiety, PTSD or depression?
  • Do you want to be able to help your clients through the benefits of exercise?
  • Are you an exercise professional who works with the General Population?
  • Do you want to be one of the first to learn about this and much more in our two day course?
  • Then join our two day course and learn from these world class experts


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Meet our team of educators

Associate Professor Rosenbaum

  • Simon Rosenbaum is a UNSW Scientia Fellow and NHMRC Research Fellow within the School of Psychiatry
  • Honorary fellow at the Black Dog Institute. 
  • His research focusses on the role of exercise in the prevention and management of various mental health disorders with a specific focus on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). 
  • He is a National Director of Exercise and Sports Science Australia and 
  • Is among the most experienced exercise physiologists dedicated to mental health in Australia. 

Dr Oscar Lederman PhD

  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Prince of Wales Hospital
  • Ass. Adjunct lecturer UNSW


Eleni Psillakis Mental Health First Aid Instructor

  • Educator specializing in mental health and eating disorders
  • Qualified mental health first aid instructor
  • Head presenter for Brazengrowth.
  • FA approved CEC accredited course
  • Filex 2016 Inspiration Award Winer
  • Board of management: Women's Justice Network


  • Level Up Mental Health Team
  • Dr Ruth Wells Clinical Pyschologist UNSW
  • Eleni Psillakis (Mental Health First Aid Instructor)
  • Ass. Prof Simon Rosenbaum UNSW
  • David Driscoll Exercise Physiologist
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Testimonials from our first class

Yoga instructor and trainer Karissa "Doing the Mental Health Course has given me the confidence to support my clients"

"It has inspired me to further study in the area of psychology and mental health"

“The Level Up Mental Health course for Personal Trainers has given me the tools to understand my clients for more than just their aesthetics. I have learnt how transparency in the conversations with my clients will ensure I can begin to navigate through more than just their health and fitness. I want my clients to be happy too, not just look good.”

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What's in the course?

  • Enjoy our easy payment plans to help you avoid missing out on this course 
  • Early Bird Rate $600
  • Two payment of $325 (1st payment 6th March & 2nd payment 27th March) 
  • 4 x weekly payments of $175 - ($700 total) 
  • Depression, anxiety, PTSD, serious mental illness 
  • Psychosis/Schizophrenia & bi-polar 
  • Teenage Mental Health
  • Substance use disorders 
  • Eating disorders  
  • Overview of current Australian Mental Health System, myths and misconceptions  
  • Role of psychologist and psychiatrist and what separates them in their roles
  • Practical work - effective communication tools to open up conversations with clients 
  • Medication and its effect on the body during exercise  
  • The role of an Exercise Professional 
  • Role of mental health team - (Doctor, psychologist, psychiatrist, exercise physiologist, and dietician)  
  • Crisis information  
  • Current hot topics 

Hear from the team at Tribe Social Fitness and Flow Athletic

Quotes from 3 hour wokshop

Flow Athletic Staff:

"Listening to Dr Rosenbaum has inspired me to go back to uni and study"

"I can't wait to attend the two day workshop"

Vanessa Leone- Filex 2019 Host, PTA Global Faculty Member and Virgin Active

"I want to do the two day course now"