Rachel has a background in sport and exercise science, and has held roles in strength and conditioning, athlete welfare, tactical training and sports rehabilitation assessment and management, giving her an additional perspective to bring to her sport psychology work and a special interest in injury rehabilitation and pain management.
Rachel is an endorsed Sport and Exercise Psychologist and Director of Lift High Performance Consultants. She is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and Queensland Chair of the College of Sport and Exercise Psychologists.
Rachel has experience working with elite athletes from Australian teams and organisations including Super Rugby, NRL, Wallabies, Queensland Jockeys’ Association, Racing Queensland, Goalball Queensland, World Surf League, Professional Golfers’ Association of Australia, Australian Institute of Sport, Queensland Academy of Sport and more.
She is currently a part of the National Sport Psychology Provider Network for Athletics Australia, Swimming Australia, Table Tennis Australia, the Australian Paracanoe Team and the AFL Players’ Association.
Rachel specialises in working with multidisciplinary teams to get the best performance and health and wellbeing outcomes for performers. She also has experience managing critical incidents in sport and has a special interest in mental toughness, coach development, athlete and performer welfare, mental health, injury rehabilitation, athlete career transitions, and helping athletes to reach the elite level in their sport.
She is passionate about helping people of all ages and performance levels to reach their performance potential in sport, exercise, medicine, performing arts, academia, business and everyday life.