About Merilyn Buckley


  • BA. Psychology & Education (USyd)
  • BSW. Social Work (USyd)
  • MSc. Coaching Psychology (USyd)
  • AASW Member: Australian Association of Social Workers
  • ACT: Acceptance & Commitment Training
  • Lifeline Crisis Support Worker
  • Merilyn has over 25 years speaking experience in the field of positive psychology and wellbeing education throughout Australia.
  • Merilyn offers individual and organisational coachingMerilyn adopts an evidence-based, strengths, solution-focused and positive psychology approach to coaching (often using CBT, ACT, PERMA-V, PsyCap, PPI’s, Big 5 and VIA Strengths). A supportive space for reflection, insight, clarity, exploring options, planning and making  desired shifts is provided. Merilyn brings psychological insight, practical skill and wisdom to the challenging complexity often involved in relationships, making decisions, managing transitions, intentional change and personal development.
  • Merilyn has developed and presented a range of survey based customised Wellbeing Seminars to students and parents at many Sydney schools including:  Loreto Kirribilli,  OLMC Parramatta, St Luke’s Grammar Dee Why,  Sydney Grammar,  Monte Sant’ Angelo, St Andrew’s Cathedral School,  Santa Sabina Strathfield,  St Vincent’s College Potts Point,  Barker College and SCEGGS Redlands.
  • Merilyn has run mental health and wellbeing seminars for local government and corporates including Auburn Local Council, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Insight Technology, Healthworks Corporate,  Bartier Perry Lawyers and Transurban Group.
  • Merilyn has spoken at youth and adult community conferences on emotional, mental, physical, spiritual and social wellbeing particularly for interdenominational faith communities across Australia.
  • Merilyn currently works in Sydney.  She and her husband enjoying living with their three young adult children and two cats.

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