She is particularly passionate about helping leaders and teams to improve their communication skills and skillfully navigate important workplace conversations, with a focus on building trust, psychological safety, clarity, and connection. She loves facilitating these conversations via workshops and employee focus groups, also working with leaders and groups to build their own levels of confidence and skill in these areas.
Leisa also supports organisations in managing talent and getting the ‘right’ people into the ‘right’ roles. She has designed and delivered numerous projects involving success profiling, leadership capability frameworks, talent management, leadership principles or agreed ways of working, and ‘high touch’, in-depth leadership capability assessments for development and succession purposes (including 360 Degree Feedback as well as psychometric, behavioural and strengths-based assessments).
Throughout her career Leisa has worked with employees & leaders at all levels, across a broad range of industries and within both public and private sector organisations.
As well as being the owner of Flourishing Minds Consulting, Leisa also has significant experience working within and providing Associate services on behalf of several national and global HR, organisational psychology, career development, recruitment, and consulting firms.
Her formal qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Graduate Diploma in Science (Psychology), and Masters of Psychology (Organisational). She is a registered psychologist within Australia (AHPRA) and a Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). She also holds a Level One Coaching Certification from the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership (IECL), and Professional membership with the Australian Human Resource Institute (AHRI). She is accredited in a broad range of psychometric tools and has completed a number of courses in the area of positive psychology, learning agility, and well-being.