Natasha Wilmann is a registered NDIS provider, health education expert and founder of HWBE.
With a passion for helping people in real and practical ways, Tash established HWBE in 2010. She experienced first-hand the complexities surrounding the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Living with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, disability and chronic illness, Tash has a unique level of understanding and compassion for her clients and members of the community facing adversity. Once an elite athlete, Tash understands the mental health repercussions associated with acquired disability and the impact it has on raising a family, maintaining relationships and working a 9-5 job. She has made it her life’s work to lead by example. Striving to make the most of every opportunity, Tash has used her experience to provide a platform that can help others. Her work as an NDIS Support Coordinator, Psychosocial Recovery Coach, Youth Worker and Community Engagement Advocate provides clients the opportunity to deal with a compassionate, informed advocate and planner who genuinely understands their journey. With an incredible array of tertiary education and leadership qualifications that underpin her programs, Tash also has the vision to support communities and cultivate a safe, healthy and adversity-free Australia.
Tash has worked with: Australian Football League (AFL) – Northern League AFL, local councils, Wellways Australia (formerly) Mental Illness Fellowship Victoria, Teacher Training Australia (TTA), The Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation Inc. (ACHPER), Young Women’s Arthritis Support Group, Volleyball Victoria and VicBeach. Natasha is also an experienced secondary school teacher, sport coach for domestic to elite athletes (Victorian Beach Volleyball Coach) and has created and delivered health programs for students, teachers, parents, health organisations and sporting clubs around Melbourne.
Education background includes: Bachelor of Applied Science in exercise physiology, nutrition and sport psychology. Post graduate qualifications in Secondary Teaching with a focus on bullying, violence, stress and peer pressure. Masters in Youth Health Education and Management focused on Youth Mental Health, Sexuality and Respectful Relationships and Alcohol and other Drugs.