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Dr Marny Lishman

Marny is a Health & Community Psychologist, Author, Wellbeing & Mindset Coach, Keynote Speaker, Media Commentator and Channel 9 Perth’s Resident Psychologist.


She holds a Bachelor Degree in Psychology as well as a Doctor of Psychology degree, with Health & Community Psychology speciality titles.

Her work involves creating agility of the mind, so that her clients can become more successful in their professional and personal life. Marny helps her clients increase their psychological capacity to not only design & create the life that they are envisioning, transform their internal capabilities to beyond what they thought possible, but deal with life’s individual and collective disruptions that people will inevitably face on their pathway to success.


An experienced facilitator, trainer, speaker, therapist, coach and mental health program developer, Marny has worked in a range of industries that has included designing and implementing government prevention programs, to training professionals in cutting edge evidence-based programs in the health industry. She has also worked at Edith Cowan University and Curtin University as a sessional academic working as a lecturer & tutor for a variety of psychology courses. A nurturer at heart, Marny has ran a successful private practice in Perth, Western Australia for the last 10 years.


Marny delivers inspirational and influential presentations to audiences to arm them with the psychological tools to increase their own psychological capability and flexibility to fit with todays fast-moving and uncertain world.  She has presented for and worked with several leading organisations in the last few years including Chevron, Reinvention Consulting, Synergy, Murdoch University, NAB Wealth, Westpac, INPEX, Curtin Business School, Seven West Media, Chamber of Commerce & Industry, RAC, LG Professionals, Capricorn & a large number of WA schools & law firms. She is also the psychologist presenter/adviser at A Stitch In Time, a well-known Western Australian mental health charity organisation which provides mental health and wellbeing training to schools & sporting clubs. 


Marny is a sought after national mental health & wellbeing expert that provides commentary on a variety of mental health topics on TV, radio and in print. She is the Resident Psychologist on Channel Nine’s '9 News at 5' in Perth and has been a columnist for Australia’s Body + Soul, & The Sunday Times.


An animal lover who requires lots of sunlight and time in nature, Marny is her best self when she can go on long daily beach walks with her dog, can indulge in reading her books, meditate and spend time with her shiny (but rather) loud children.

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