S.W: bestselling author, educator, commentator. L.T: BA (Psychology & Sociology) Postgrad Dip Psych M. Psych (Ed & Dev)
Sharon Witt and Lena Tan
SHARON WITT has been an educator in Australian schools for three decades and is a highly sought after and regular media commentator on issues impacting young people, parenting and educational issues. She writes for a number of publications and is regularly interviewed for print media. Sharon is a best-selling author of 18 books written for young people to help guide them through many of the issues they face in early years, including the best-selling Girlwise and Wiseguys series, Teen Talk, and Starting Secondary School (co-written with Dr Michael Carr-Gregg)
Sharon is also the founder of the nationwide Resilient Kids Conference, a one-day conference aimed at equipping parents, educators and carers in building resilience in their children and teenagers.
LENA TAN has worked as a registered Psychologist since 2011 with training in child and adolescent mental health. She loves engaging with children, teenagers, adults and individuals with special needs. She has worked in a variety of public and private settings including schools, and clinical private practice. The majority of her work is focussed on working with families, Autism assessments, ADHD assessments, anxiety, cognitive assessments, behavioural, social and emotional difficulties in children and adolescents and children coping with parent separation.