Katie O’Reilly

Katie holds a degree in Primary School Teaching and Drama, improving young people’s, confidence, social skills and emotional regulation, based on Madhavi Nawana Parker’s books.

Katie is known for her compassionate, creative, and flexible approach to helping children and teenagers develop skills to feel more confident, socially aware, and emotionally regulated. Her warm hearted and inclusive nature allows everyone she teaches, to feel seen, valued and connected. Highly skilled in Teaching, Role Play, Modelling and Drama Therapy, Katie brings her Qualifications as a Teacher and Professional Actor to create sessions that are lively and enjoyable.

Katie holds training and accreditation to deliver all of Madhavi Nawana Parker’s evidence-based programs to teach Resilience, Confidence and Social Emotional Literacy including ‘The Resilience and Wellbeing Toolbox,’ ‘The Confident Minds Curriculum,’ ‘What’s the Buzz?’ and ‘Sanguine: Optimism and Confidence in 21 days.’.

Katie meets parents/ carers first, without the child, followed by 5 initial individual child sessions. After this, Katie will plan with families the next steps, which may include group work, more individual work or the end of programming, when outcomes have been met. Katie O’Reilly can be contacted at katie@positivemindsaustralia.com.au.


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Drama teacher, Katie O'Reilly standing wearing a bright teal, blue and peach shirt.