Dr Paula Wye
Paula has a passion for using intrinsic motivators to drive behaviour change. Harnessing this passion, Paula works with individuals, teams and organisations to encourage goal setting and support goal achievement.
Paula has expertise in training, facilitating, and research. She brings a background in employment consultancy, psychology, and organisational change. With a focus on encouraging others to be the best they can, and do the best they can, Paula utilises evidence based tools and strategies to achieve goals.
Bringing over 20 years experience in people skills, Paula has worked with employment agencies, the community services sector, the health industry and educational facilities. She has collaborated with schools, TAFE and universities. She has provided services to start ups, small businesses, corporations and government agencies.
'Support and Encourage' is Paula's motto. She has successfully created teams, developed individual's skills, and achieved key performance indicators. She is a registered psychologist, holds a PhD, and has been awarded prestigious research fellowships. Paula has expertise in motivational interviewing, and provides introductory and advanced workshops to health and community service teams. She is a Conjoint Associate Professor in the School of Psychology at the University of Newcastle. Paula is also a founding member of the Global Implementation Society, which works to promote implementation science, practice, and policy and promote their active application in human services. The Society's goal is to contribute to demonstrable and socially significant benefits to individuals and society.
Recent projects have included clinical practice change across Hunter New England LHD community health services, focusing on achieving goals through developing leadership skills for managers, building confidence and capabilities of staff, managing change, and creating resilience in the workplace.
Specialising in building leaders and creating change, Paula brings scientific rigour to strategies, and evidence of effect through evaluation.