Matt Gray is one of Australia's best mental health trainers
Matthew Gray is currently a National Trainer for Mental Health First Aid, training instructors in the Youth and Teen programs. He is a qualified provisional Psychotherapist with the Psychotherapist and Counsellors Federation of Australia (PACFA) having graduated from the University of Tasmania with a Graduate Diploma of Counselling. He has multiple certifications as a Principal Master Instructor with Mental Health First Aid Australia, including certification in the delivery of Mental Health First Aid (MHFA), YouthMHFA, TeenMHFA and MHFA for Older Persons. He is also qualified in both SAFETalk and ASIST (Living Works).
Matt is a well-established and recognised trainer in the areas of mental health, domestic violence and suicide prevention and intervention. He played a strong leadership role in the volunteer Crisis Support Workforce Training program at Lifeline which included training, mentoring, and supervising of volunteers. He is highly regarded within these sectors in Tasmania (with particular emphasis on the secondary and tertiary education sectors) and nationally in the Health Complaints sector and Mental Health First Aid. He has taught at a tertiary level in the Foundation courses for the Bachelor of Health program at the University of Tasmania (UTAS). He has held management roles in which he has led the design and delivery of training programs including as Manager of Community Education & Training at Lifeline Tasmania and as Director of iTrain Australia.
Matt has been an educator, head teacher and executive member of staff in both public and private schools over 26 years. Matt is committed to providing community support to increase confidence and safety while reducing stigma and fear in relation to mental health. He has built a reputation as being one of the best providers of mental health first aid training in Tasmania and is a leading provider in Youth MHFA.
Check out our range of online courses available now, or feel free to contact Matt directly to arrange one-to-one counselling or discuss customised training options.