Julie is a professional transition coach and consultant, working with people undertaking career and life advancement, and those exploring and developing their artistic and creative practice. She is the Director of Creative Coaching Options and brings over 25 years’ experience working in the creative arts in Australia. With an extensive knowledge of the creative process Julie specialises in creating secure environments to facilitate change at both a personal and organisational level, supportively enabling people to bring their ideas to life.
Julie has worked with and within a range of organisations including the Australia Council for the Arts, the Australian Film Commission (now Screen Australia), the Performance Space, Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-Operative, the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, the Australian Market and Social Research Society, Alcoa, Coca-Cola Amatil, John Holland Aviation and Telstra. She is currently the creativity coach for Comics Mastermind.
Julie has a Masters of Applied Science (Psychology of Coaching); a Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Film major); a Bachelor of Arts (Social Science); a Graduate Diploma in Arts Management; and a Certificate II in Arts (Interactive Multimedia). She is a graduate of Eric Maisel’s Introduction and Advanced Creativity Coaching courses, and a certified Narrative Coach Core Practitioner. She is a member of the University of Sydney Coaching and Mentoring Association, and the international Creativity Coaching Association She believes that learning is one of the foundations of a meaningful life, and is currently working on her first novel.