Jo Stephens
NDRO Counsellor
Dr Jo Stephens

Dr Jo Stephens is an Australian registered counsellor and registered paramedic.  She has 30 years experience as a health professional in a myriad of clinical, managerial, educational, and academic roles.  She has been a paramedic and nurse, practicing in remote, rural, regional towns and metropolitan areas of Queensland.

Jo is now an Adjunct Senior Lecturer with Queensland University of Technology, and practices as a registered counsellor in her own private counselling practice in Brisbane and in the not-for-profit sector, supporting regional and rural communities. 

She has a particular interest in working with people on the autism spectrum, people with disability and their families.  She also supports paramedics, police, nursing and allied health professionals seeking counselling and reflective practice support.

More information on Dr Stephens can be found at her website –

NDRO Counsellor
Tina Myrteza

Tina Myrteza is the owner and Director of Cardia Counselling. In this role she supports clients ranging from children through to adults as they navigate various life challenges. With over 30 years’ experience as a teacher, she is particularly passionate about helping children and families find solutions to problems.

Tina practices in Solution Focused Therapy where she works towards supporting clients to find the direction that is best suited to their overall healing and future outcomes. Tina welcomes all clients to her inclusive practice and can assist with individual, couples and family counselling.

Tina is a member of the Australian Counselling Association, The Queensland Guidance Counselling Association and the Queensland College of Teachers.


NDRO Counsellor
Liz Tully

Liz Tully is a Workplace Mental Health expert who specialises in delivering Mental Health First Aid certifications within group settings.

With an extensive background in human resource management working for large corporate organisations, Liz has first-hand experience of the daily dynamics of vibrant workspaces.

Her expertise and experiences have imbued her with the passion to share her insights with groups of employees and employers.

Mental health awareness is at the heart of her training and her primary goal is to teach people what to look for and how to interact with colleagues.

In the disaster relief space, Liz works with businesses, community groups and councils.

More information on Liz can be found at her website –

NDRO Business Recovery Coach
Tony Meredith

Tony Meredith is an award winning and highly sought after business coach who brings his expertise and knowledge to assist businesses with the painful task of re-establishing their business processes and systems after natural disaster events.

Tony has spent over 25 years working in senior roles for some of the world’s largest organisations. He has extensive sales, marketing, and leadership experience, and works with clients in multiple channels, including FMCG, pharmacy, retail, food service, services, franchising, and manufacturing.

Tony has qualifications in commerce, marketing, human resources management, leadership, mindset, and neuro linguistic programming, and is able to couple this with real world business coaching experience to ensure outstanding results for clients.

More information on Tony can be found at his website –