Lived Experience Consultant, Speaker and Peer Mentor
Tanya is a passionate lived experience consultant, mental health and eating disorders advocate, speaker and peer mentor. She represents mental health and eating disorder consumers on numerous local, state, national and international committees, and is dedicated to enhancing consumer-centered, recovery-oriented, compassionate, collaborative and integrated health care through policy and systems advocacy, research, and service design, delivery and evaluation. Tanya is currently employed by the Butterfly Foundation as the Recovery Consultant with the Sunshine Coast Eating Disorders Access Trial. Tanya is also currently the Queensland Consumer Representative on the National Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum (NMHCCF) and is dedicated to supporting the inclusion of lived and living experience perspectives of mental health concerns in national mental health reform and development agendas.