Francesca is the Acting Senior Peer Coordinator for the Consumer, Carer and Family Participation Team at Gold Coast Gold Coast Mental Health and Specialist Services.
Francesca identifies as a person with lived/living experience of mental health challenges, service use and personal recovery. She has an undergraduate degree in psychological science and is currently undertaking her masters in mental health practice.
Francesca is passionate about the professional development of the peer workforce, language reform, lived experience research and peer practice supervision.
Francesca provides lived experience/consumer perspective consultation for the Gold Coast Comprehensive Care project.