our team

Our program team is comprised of mentoring volunteers and practitioner partners. The medical practitioners we use include a Bio Balance trained GP and a Bio Balance trained Psychiatrist. Whichever treatment pathway is right for you, we will do our utmost to connect you with the right team of health and support people to meet your needs. Whether that be a Psychologist, Counsellor, Nutritionist, Naturopath, or Personal Trainer, totally depends on what is right for you.

our governance 

 

KAT ALEXANDER

CEO & Founder

Kat is an accredited Behavioral Analyst and the CEO and Founder of Exchange Foundation, which she established with an overwhelming passion so see women and their communities restored from the effects of mental illness and the trauma of abuse. She has worked for more than a 15 years in the not-for-profit sector, gaining a broad experience in support roles for addiction rehabilitation, international community development, program administration, fundraising and event management. Kat has also held roles in the leadership of church-based women's programs. She has commercial background in advertising and graphic design. Kat’s passion for bringing practical solutions to a needy world combined with her creative genius, uniquely position her to bring solution to women in crisis. Kat has a Bachelor of Arts degree.

 

 

 

DR RHIANNON BELL

Director

Rhiannon is a Clinical Psychologist and Global Aftercare Co-ordinator for a world leading organisation, rescuing and rehabilitating victims of human trafficking. She is passionate about seeing people restored to wholeness. Through her work as a Clinical Psychologist she loves to equip and empower people with the tools to understand their identity and inherent value, and live a life of purpose and passion. Rhiannon completed her Professional Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (Clinical Psychologist BPsychSc (Hons), DPsychClin, MAPS) at the University of Queensland. She has previously worked with Queensland Health, the UQ Behaviour Research & Therapy Centre, The Princess Alexandra Hospital Alcohol and Drug Assessment Unit, and Ipswich Hospital Clinical Psychology Department.

MELISSA ROWLANDS

Director

Melissa has a background in high-level business administration in a range of corporate, government and non-profit environments and over 15 years experience in creating financial and operational systems that streamline efficiency and increase capacity. Melissa also coaches and trains creative entrepreneurs and small business leaders, both in Australia and internationally, to achieve their goals. She has experience in advocacy and speaking, writing, corporate sponsorship, public relations and event management along with a passion for social justice. Melissa has a BA in Political and International Studies, a Cert IV in Small Business Management, and a Diploma in Christian Ministry and Biblical Studies.

LARA JOHNSTONE

Board Secretary

Lara is the Secretary to the Board at Exchange Foundation. Lara's extensive experience in Real Estate management, administration and finance, along with her passion to see people restored to health, make her an essential team member of Exchange Foundation. Lara is currently an Assistant Manager to a large retirement village, prior to which she has spent most of her career in Real Estate. Lara holds a Justice of the Peace certification.