Student – PhD Candidate
Mrs Felicity Austin AEP is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Operations Manager at Thriving Inc. For the past 7 years she has been working with people with low vision, neurodiverse, severe mental illness and other chronic conditions at VisAbility. Her current role at Thriving involves overseeing current programs and implementing and developing new strategies for future growth of our Thriving Community.
She has a strong passion for supporting vulnerable young people living with developmental, physical, and mental health barriers to optimal health. Recently completing her Masters dissertation exploring the experiences of individuals with severe mental illness in exercise physiology services. Additionally, she is a PhD candidate researching the role of exercise physiology services within the LGBTQIA+/transgender community.