My Liver Health

LiverWELL’s My Liver Health Program is part of a larger liver health focused program with different components aimed at self-managing your liver health.

This free program will provide healthy lifestyle coaching sessions in March to support people interested in optimizing their liver health as well as those looking to manage their chronic liver conditions – including cirrhosis, viral hepatitis, fatty liver and a range of other liver diseases.

It is also open to friends, family and carers of those living with chronic liver disease. Managing a chronic condition can be isolating and confusing, this program gives you the opportunity to meet individuals with common goals and build a support network.

How can the My Liver Health Program help you?

  • Equip yourself with knowledge and tools to take control of your own health journey.
  • Learn to identify good sources of health information.
  • Learn the latest on healthy lifestyle interventions from expert speakers.
  • Hear our lived experience speakers share their personal experiences with lifestyle inventions.
  • Unpack tips to better manage your liver health.
  • Learn to set realistic health goals and put your health goals into action.
  • Engage in productive discussions with other participants and grow your support network.
  • Navigate through key areas of intervention with short topic-focused sessions.

Next Program: 15-29 March, 2022

My Liver Health Program is comprised of a series of free 5 sessions covering:

  • Session 1: March 15 – Health Literacy and Goal Setting
  • Session 2: March 17 – Eating Well
  • Session 3: March 22 – Getting active
  • Session 4: March 24 – Drinking Aware
  • Session 5: March 29 – Feeling Well

Each session will run from 12 pm to 1 pm. You can register to attend a session of your choice.

Participants attending all 5 sessions will be in the running to win a lucky draw prize!

Register now through the links below!

Session Schedule

Our Speaker Bios

Getting Active – Shelley Lask

Shelley (she/her) is a personal trainer with nine years’ experience in working with a weight inclusive approach through her business Body Positive Health & Fitness. With qualifications in both fitness and disability, Shelley is passionate about self-compassion, inclusive, evidence-based care and supporting people to enjoy moving their bodies in ways that are meaningful to them.

Feeling Well – Patricia Gallagher

Patricia Gallagher is Gallagher Psychology’s Principal Psychologist and Director. Patricia is a Registered Psychologist who has a special interest in seeing adults and adolescents, as well as families and couples.

Drink Aware – Alexandra Tourney

Alex is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Alcohol Policy Research at Latrobe University. Her research includes the role of price in alcohol trends, with specific interest on low-cost beverages and the impact on consumption levels.

Eating well – Bec Stone

Bec is a qualified nutritionist, personal trainer and former national level athlete, who is passionate about educating and inspiring individuals to reach and maintain their optimal health. She is highly-skilled in using food as medicine and is passionate about all areas of nutrition. Bec is particularly interested in gut health, female hormones and sports performance, and weight management.

Goal setting and Health literacy – Chloe Pedley

Chloe is our Health Promotion Team Lead; she has lived experience with setting health goals and working to achieve them. In her spare time, she is a personal trainer who motivates people to achieve their health goals, one step at a time.

Health Literacy and Goal Setting

Session 1: March 15th

Learn all about how to set goals for your future using health related skills.

Eating Well

Session 2 – March 17th

Get tips on how to plan meals and create healthy dishes that will support healthy liver function.

Getting Active

Session 3 – March 22nd

Gain knowledge on how to get active with liver related diseases.

Drink Aware

Session 4 – March 24th

Learn more about how to drink responsibly with a liver related disease.

Feeling Well

Session 5 – March 29th

Get insight on how to keep your your emotional and mental wellbeing healthy.

LiverWELL, incorporating Hepatitis Victoria, champions the interests of people affected by or at risk of viral hepatitis and liver disease.

LiverWELL acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community.

We welcome people from all cultures, nationalities and religions. Being inclusive and providing equitable services is our commitment.