Shanae was very anxious when she first visited atWork Australia’s Warilla branch. The 22-year-old was struggling with self-doubts and limited self-confidence due to living with intellectual disability.

She doubted her ability to perform well at work, and previously, her anxiety had left her suffering from workplace stress and facing further problems with her general health and …

Carole (64) has been a nurse and a carer for most of her working career. She also lives with anxiety and chronic pain. When her pain worsened, she began having difficulties walking, and with a heavy heart decided to give up her nursing license.

Her self-esteem was at its lowest when she came to the atWork …

Kim has a background as a personal carer and disability support team leader. She has always had a passion for helping and supporting others.

When Kim began to use a wheelchair around nine years ago, she moved into an administration role in the same industry.

After moving to regional Victoria, she found herself unemployed and came to …

Melisa became a mother at the age of 17 and went on to have six beautiful children. At 46, she started her first role in paid employment.

Melisa lives with heel spurs, depression, and anxiety. She has low confidence, low motivation and mood, and nervousness.

Over the years, Melisa had completed a few education courses including a …