Instructor Profile | Mental Health First Aid
Deborah Penglase


0409 382 581



Youth MHFA
Youth MHFA Refresher Course
Gambling Problems MHFA
Suicidal Person MHFA
Blended Tertiary

Location Information

Diamond Creek
Melbourne  Victoria  3089

States Available In

  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia


Deborah is the director of The Wish Group which is a mental health consultancy group. They have a variety of professionals providing a wide range of mental health support and services. Deborah is a Registered nurse with over 25 years experience in the area of Mental Health. She has worked in both private and public sector at senior manager level. Deborah has experience in Forensic Mental Health and Juvenile (Youth) Justice as well as providing services to support emergency services. She has set up private business dealing with Mental Health home care and developed the University Mental Health Support services specific to exams at a number of tertiary institutions. She also teaches Mental Health at LaTrobe University. Her training style is making sure that everyone has fun whilst learning. Deborah also has training in Psychological first aid and counselling. Her experience in both Mental Health and Tertiary level teaching make her an ideal person to run Youth Mental Health First Aid for you Team.