Meet the Elegrow team - Our passion is all about being here for you, to help you and the young people in your care to connect with confidence, develop independence and grow in their own way.
Advancing quality of life with people and communities growing together.
Collaboratively support and guide young people, their families, carers, and supporters to, grow in their own way, laugh out loud, connect with confidence, and experience independence.
- Empower people to find their solution experientially, in partnership.
- Enliven growth, authenticity and curiosity with empathy and respect.
- Hold the space, always fully present.
- Continuously research, innovate, assess, and improve our practice.
Advance diversity and inclusion.
“Having cared for loved ones with neurodiversity over many years, we bring insights and a strong passion for people and communities growing together and improving quality of life.”
Michelle Black - Managing Director, Consulting Allied Health Practitioner
MCNS, GCCM, DNeuroC ACA, FAITD, CAHRI, BCI
Michelle Black, founder of Elegrow is a Consulting Allied Health Practitioner; Clinical Counsellor (Mental Health and Behaviour), Biofeedback, Neurofeedback, and an Organisational Development Consultant.
Michelle has a Master of Counselling, is registered with the Australian Counselling Association Level 4 (Clinical), is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Training and Development, has a Graduate Certificate in Corporate Management, is a Certified Human Resources Professional and member of the Australian Human Resources Institute.
Michelle is a Member of the Applied Neuroscience Society Australasia, an Associate of the Neurofeedback International Academy, Certified in HeartMath Biofeedback, Neurofeedback therapist, Electroencephalography (certification pending). Michelle is a professional member of the Behaviour Coaching Institute and author of Ellie and the Sunflowers.
Nina Knezevic – Manager Education Design and Systems
MAITD, B.BUS(HR), Cert IV TAA
An accomplished HR and Finance Professional with breadth and depth of experience in education design, delivery and systems, Nina is the Manager for Education Design and Systems at Elegrow. Nina brings substantial experience designing, developing training materials and facilitating training with diverse audiences in Human Resources and Finance at The University of Queensland.
Nina has a Bachelor of Business - Human Resources, a Cert IV in Training and Assessment and is a professional member of the Australian Institute of Training and Development and genius with learning software and platforms.