We seek, find and bring out the best in our clients.

Priding ourselves in consistent, compassionate care, delivered by qualified and experienced professionals, we specialise in student assemblies and workshops, individual counselling, staff wellbeing and professional development.
From character development workshops for academic success in schools, to counselling, teaching and professional development, we teach evidence based tools to improve wellbeing, resilience, confidence and emotional intelligence.

Our team of warm and friendly professionals, specialise in Character, Neurodivergence (including Autism, ADHD and Learning Difficulties), anxiety and behavioural difficulties. As a team, we ensure that every person in our care feels seen, heard and valued.

Director, Madhavi Nawana Parker recently won the prestigious Global, ‘Women Changing the World’, award in Education. She was also a finalist in the ‘Hall of Fame’ category for over 20 years service to Mental Health, Wellbeing and Education, announced in London in April 2023.



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Introducing Thriving Minds

A whole school relational health and wellbeing program for a happier, more productive school community. Teaching lifelong skills to students R-6 while supporting Educators and Parents on the same platform.

Online modules,  handbooks for Students and Educators, posters and prompt cards plus five online Parent workshops with Madhavi Nawana Parker.

Thriving Minds meets the Social Capabilities, Health and Wellbeing criteria of the Australian Curriculum for students, while also meeting the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

A complete Curriculum on Wellbeing, Connection, Getting Along, Emotional Regulation, Compassion, Fellowship and much more, without hours of planning. That means less exhaustion and burnout for our precious Educators.

Thriving Minds. A first of its kind, whole school community program by Madhavi Nawana Parker, 2023.


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"Madhavi has given me valuable tools to help children improve their resilience. I feel totally inspired and motivated to do the absolute best I can to help with not only their academic achievements, but with their life skills as well."

Kate Dodd


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Positive Minds Australia specialise in working with young people and the systems that support them, including schools, families and health care providers, building wellbeing, resilience, social and emotional skills, positive mindsets and healthy relationships.