Katie is a registered Psychotherapist working in clinical practice. Katie trained in Process Orientated Psychology which integrates Jungian psychology and Eastern philosophies and offers a holistic understanding of the human psyche. Her belief is that we are all individuals and therefore, so too is our best path to healing. Katie is passionate about emotional health and fostering wellbeing, she works from the new sciences of the heart, brain and biology to help her clients to come into closer connection with their mind and body. She has had a multicultural life and called many places home but for the past nine years that has been here in Australia. She’s also a mother of two beautiful children.
Maria is Executive Creative Director at Accenture Song in North America. She previously held the same role at Colenso BBDO in New Zealand, recently named Cannes Lions agency of the decade for the Pacific Region. Having started her career at Colenso BBDO as a designer, she’s since worked in creative roles both locally and internationally on a range of clients including Google, BMW/MINI, Air New Zealand, Viagra Canada and MARS Global Petcare. In 2019 she was named in Adweek’s Creative 100 and in 2020 she co-created a leadership program designed to bring empathy to the way we work and lead. She is a passionate member of the Mentally Healthy Change Group in Australasia and was recently awarded a Certificate of Excellence at Campaign Asia’s Women Leading Change Awards. She’s collected over 100 international and local awards for her work at multiple shows including two One Show Grand Prix and three One Show Gold for her work on Pedigree SelfieSTIX.