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Tamsyn Rose
Tamsyn RoseOur Founding CEO
Our fearless leader and head honcho, Tamsyn founded the Get Real empowerment programs in 2009 and personally trained all our specialist facilitators for the Get Real adventures. An International Leader in Mental health, her many forms of mainstream training as a Child Youth and Family Practitioner, Therapist and Counselor and Community Services and Leadership Executive, blend perfectly to deliver Get Real in all its forms. A master of human development and bringing out the best in everyone she works with. Specialising in mental health, complex needs and family interventions and leading us all in this movement for change.
Kelsey Pearsall
Kelsey PearsallNational Manager
Kelsey was plucked from the world of special assistance schools, a dynamic Social Worker and leader in her field. Kelsey specialises in working with complex needs and managing the tough stuff. She is passionate about animals and witnessing the power of connection through a human-animal bond. Working across both QLD and NSW, Kelsey is leading our team of Wellbeing and support workers to achieve incredible outcomes with the families we support.
Zane Jones
Zane JonesQLD Branch Manager
Zane is an energetic all-rounder who has a deep passion for the development and empowerment of those around him. Coming from an elite athlete background and now Community Services, Zane does his best to combine an active and fun lifestyle with holistic health and wellbeing. Zane has a big focus on getting outside and moving but is driven by seeing young people express themselves in any way they can.
Mimi Pearsall
Mimi PearsallBrisbane Office Manager
Having worked in administration in schools for over 20 years it was a natural transition for Mimi to join our dynamic team. She embraces every opportunity Get Real has offered to expand her capacity working with young people and being able to contribute to making their lives better. Her passion is her family having raised 3 children and delights in her 6 grandchildren.
Georgia Russell
Georgia RussellSupport Planning & Program Coordinator
Georgia was introduced to Get Real through her Bachelor of Social Work placement, and has stayed with us ever since! Georgia has a background working in child safety youth work, and is passionate about empowering young people, with a focus on their emotional wellbeing. As well as coaching, Georgia organises Get Real’s intakes and enjoys introducing new clients to our services. You will also find Georgia organising our incredible camps, and ensuring our participants have an amazing experience. Georgia has been a cheerleader for 12 years and loves including arts and crafts in her sessions.
Owen McCarron
Owen McCarronHead Coach
Owen has been working with young people specialising in working with young people with multiple diagnosis and complex needs who might want alternative modes of support. Owen comes from an elite athlete background which fuels his passion for health both physical and mental. When Owen isn’t inspiring and providing support, he is completing his Marketing Degree at University and acts as a Mental Health Wellbeing Officer for his local sporting club. Owen loves activity-based therapy and camps through moving our bodies and getting out in nature whenever possible. Heading up our camps and programs to lead dynamic events that young people love.
Sandy Figota
Sandy FigotaCoach
Sandy is very passionate about the work that she does for young people and has worked in the school community for a few year prior to joining our Get Real team. Sandy has been a leader in the church from a very young age. She is a new graduate social worker and aspires to help, guide and advocate for young people and their families. Sandy loves to create a positive environment, through laughter, dance and singing. Her focus is to empower young people to live the life they aspire to live.
Jimmy Radovanovic
Jimmy RadovanovicNorth QLD Team Leader
Jimmy is a fun, energetic and compassionate person who loves working with young people and their families. He is Townsville based and works with youth over the North Queensland region. Jimmy is studying Occupational Therapy and regularly integrates common OT strategies into his therapy and mentoring. He comes from a sporting background and loves to bring sports and physical activity into sessions.
Eva Samios
Eva SamiosCoach
Eva has many hobbies, both indoors and outdoors, that allow her to connect with others through various avenues. Her warm personality encourages her to approach all client sessions in a friendly and considerate manner, with a big focus on rapport building. She advocates taking the client-centred approach that is central to Get Real values. This involves multiple perspective taking and understanding that everyone has individual needs and unique circumstances. She is a 4th year Psychology (Honours) student; and since starting at Get Real, she has relished this opportunity to apply her vocational and educational experiences to support client development in ways that suit their interests, goals, and situation.
Tyler Duran
Tyler DuranCoach
Tyler is a compassionate person who is passionate about supporting youth and young people. Tyler has a background in Psychology where he has completed a four-year Honours program and has eight years of experience in volunteering in youth programs prior to joining the Get Real team. Tyler was introduced to the Get Real team during his Master of Social Work placement and has experienced joy from investing in and walking alongside his clients, helping them to reach their goals! Tyler is a lifelong learner and is currently working on a research project surrounding coping skills to assist in mental health and wellbeing. In Tyler’s spare time you will find him rock climbing, playing basketball, card games, or mixing and producing music.
AngusTherapy Dog
Angus recently joined the Get Real Team and is our youngest team member! He loves to connect through cuddles and playing with squeaky toys. He likes to take his clients to his favourite parks or walk tracks. He works alongside Kelsey and has two big sisters at home who relax in the sun with Angus whenever he has a day off.
ApolloTherapy Horse
Apollo has been apart of the Get Real team for many years. He was often ridden by our Equine Empowerment participants as well our CEO & Founder Tam. Apollo is now able to connect with participants through groundwork and cuddles. He loves visits that include carrots, grooming and long chats.