Mel Armstrong

Founder & Director

Mel is a proud First Nations Gomeroi (Aboriginal) woman with Chinese heritage living in The Hunter region of NSW, Australia.

(Descendant of the Kim family (Uralla, Armidale, Tamworth, Walcha and Taree)

Mel is a healer, mentor, advocate, Facilitator of Traditional First Nations Women’s Spiritual Teachings, Cultural Awareness Training Facilitator and international best-selling author. She brings a wealth of spiritual knowledge and practical experience in helping people heal, with more than 17 years in the Mental Health, Health and Wellness industry, undertaking the same timeframe of spiritual tuition and development of holistic practice.

Mel’s passion has always been advocacy; supporting people to find their voice, to be heard and validated. She employs a strength-based focus on trauma care, cultural safety, inclusive practice, understanding diversity, wellness, mental health, healing, recovery and the integration of change.

Mel was introduced to her family of origin in her early 20s. This sparked a 29-year journey of learning and reconnection.

Mel’s journey has included learning her family’s language of origin, walking their country, sitting with Elders, Aunt’s & Uncles and having the privilege of sitting with and being taught by her Elder, Teacher and Friend Minmia, Wiradjuri Senior Law Woman, Medicine Woman, Healer, and Teacher.