Joanne was born and bred in Melbourne, Victoria and has an older sibling who is married with twin girls.
She has been an administration and human resources professional, bringing order to offices, for in excess of 20 years through roles including executive support (through to Board level), training, office and human resources management, and small business operation. Activities that took place within the commercial law, aviation and financial services sectors.
Joanne's main interests were dance (classical ballet, jazz and tap) and property development until she was diagnosed with manic depression in mid 2004.
Since then, Joanne sought a new type of order; that of mind, body and spirit.
In 2005 she became a Reiki pactitioner, took up yoga and became involved as a student and later event coordinator for Christian Pankhurst's Embracing Change experiential workshops where she met Anthony.
A year into their relationship the couple moved to a mountain retreat in Queensland where they embarked on the personal journey of validating the authenticity of western biblical scriptures to gain an understanding of its factual or allegorical nature.
During this time, she became the proprietor then director of an SME coaching business, a mortgage broking company, and two personal development businesses. Most recently, Joanne assumed the role of executive support within an Australian Bank to pursue her studies and interest in people and company cultural.
Together Joanne and Anthony went on to study the cause of life and human potential during which time they developed a unique and transferrable coaching system, based on age old and cutting edge processes that improve individual satisfaction and performance in an easy and elegant manner.
They gained accreditations in hypnotherapy and business coaching and worked with individuals and couples from successful businesses including Picture Perfect, Brazilian Beauty, Richardson & Wrench Realty, and The Good Guys. During this time they also built and subsequently sold a boutique mortgage broking business that focussed on property investors.
With a combination of qualifications, understandings and personal experience in the areas of training, counselling, hypnotherapy, NLP, facilitation and coordination of experiential personal development weekends, metaphysics and mind science, Joanne and Anthony moved through personal undesirable conditions and assist others to do the same. These include: addictions of all kinds, physical and mental abuse, ailments, pain and illnesses, relationship and financial issues, anxiety, and a particular focus on depression - the leading cause of lost productivity in Australia.
Joanne is dedicated to expressing her highest personality in business, at home, and in relationship and assisting others transition towards their personal version of an 'ideal life'.
She enjoys travelling and her favourite quotes include, help other get what they want and you’ll get what you want, and seek first to understand, before being understood.
Her motto is to: Live the Life you Love.