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Natalie Smith

Counsellor | Career and Life Coaching | building career and life purpose.

  • Melbourne, Australia, VIC


Chisholm Institute

Jan 2016Present

Graduate Certificate in DIgital Marketing

Digital Marketing 

Chisholm Institute

Jan 2013Jan 2013

Certificate IV TAE40110

Training and Assessing



Graduate Certificate Career Development Education

Career education and counselling 


Jan 2006Jan 2010

Bachelor in Applied Social Science


Work History

Lifesmiths Consulting

Jul 2015Present

Business Owner

Career counselling and life coaching. Supporting Youth and Adults to develop esteem, resillience and wellbeing with self - help tools and approaches to move through life's transitions and challenges. Career and counselling support, Digital career literacy support, digital resumes,  e-portfolios, e-profiles. Understanding the job application process. Resume development. Coaching for career changers, career and pathway planning.

Career Counsellor Chisholm Institute

Dec 2009Present

Career Counsellor

Promoting development between career and lifestyle for students ranging 15 years to adult learners of Chisholm Institute. Assisting students with:

  •   educational goals, pathway planning and career goals
  •   understanding transition phases between student life and employment
  •   returning to the work force
  •   assisting staff with resolving student disputes or issues
  •   crisis counselling
  •   digital career literacy
  •   coordination of career activities and events

Experienced working with behaviours, with disengaged youth, personal an academic generated stress, career changers, retrenched workers, unemployed. Demonstrated holistic approaches to happiness and wellness through career identification and employment aspirations. Community projects and employee assistance programs. Management of material and resources. Networking and continual improvement of services.  Resolving complaints and providing direction for policy and process with client bullying, discrimination and mental health concerns.



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Career Industry Council of Australia.

National Association Graduate Careers Advisory Services.

TAFE Career Practitioner Network

Psychotherapists and Counselling Federation Australia