Specialising in helping people find what they want to do – and be – Sue is a psychologist with 25 years of experience in facilitating positive change in the lives of those she works with. Sue works with a variety of presenting issues, from individuals who are seeking to meet the challenges of their personal and professional lives, to athletes looking for a competitive edge, to businesses and groups interested in training staff in psychological aspects of optimal performance.
At the heart of every successful business are its people. Developing performance psychology skills in your team can improve productivity, organisation, and performance. Sue is experienced in facilitating workshops and group trainings designed to help participants apply optimal mental states in their work as individuals and as a team.
Workshops & Presentations
Sue’s strong academic background provides expertise that she can leverage to help your team or organisation grow. With a wealth of experience presenting, Sue speaks passionately and informatively about positive psychology, flow state, mindfulness, and values-driven perspectives. Sue has a focus on application of knowledge and skills, and presents practical information and strategies for translating knowledge into practice, in both work and personal life.
Dr Sue Jackson
Expert in Flow & Performance Psychology
Dr. Sue Jackson is recognized internationally as an expert in flow state research in performance, co-authoring the foundational book, Flow in Sports: The Keys to Optimal Experiences and Performances’ with flow founder, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. Dr. Sue Jackson completed her PhD on flow research at the University of North-Carolina-Greensboro. She is now recognised as an industry expert in flow research and performance psychology. Sue consults for various flow centred organisations and works with individual clients looking to unlock their best performance.
Sue has a strong and diverse background of training, and a real interest in making a positive difference to real-world challenges. Sue guides clients to uncover what they want to achieve, and develop strategies to make it happen.
What is Flow?
You’ve almost certainly experienced flow in your life, but you might not know it by this name. Flow is one of the most rich and meaningful experiences in life, involving complete immersion in what we are doing. When in flow, we are fully involved, interested, and present in what we are doing. Flow can be hard to cultivate, but the benefits are substantial. Being in a state of flow improves our performance, and enhances enjoyment in what we do.
The absorption in the task at hand that occurs in flow facilitates optimal performance. Everyone is capable of improving their mind-set and awareness, and our programs are designed to help you on this path towards more optimal living, whatever your performance environment or personal wellbeing goals. Some of the programs on offer include individual consulting and courses for groups and organisations interested in greater wellbeing and productivity of their teams and staff.
Monthly Meditation Mini-Retreats
Held in a beautiful Brookfield based studio with panoramic nature views, these mini-retreats run on themes to teach attendees to completely unwind. Experience deep relaxation to nourish both body and mind.
Mindfulness Practice Group
This group is a great way to experience the benefits of mindfulness meditation first hand. Held in Sue’s studio in Brookfield, these monthly classes give you an opportunity to develop and deepen your own personal practice. There is a substantial body of research showing the benefits of mindfulness meditation for performance, stress management and general wellbeing.