Sonja holds a BAppSc(Psych) and PGDipPsych and is the national Training Co-ordinator for MedAdvisor. She worked in community pharmacy throughout high school and university before taking on the role in MedAdvisor. Fluent in Serbian, Croatian and Bosnian Sonja was able to connect with a whole subset of the population that would not have received medication advice and care because of the language barrier.
Sonja is passionate about helping people and volunteered on the Eating Disorders Victoria Helpline for 2 years and taught a dance performance to those with Down Syndrome at e.motion21. She has Published in the Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools in 2016 ‘Internet Sites and Apps Available to Students Seeking Counselling, and What School Counsellors Should Know About Them’.
Her role as Training Coordinator at MedAdvisor allows Sonja to coordinate, instore, group, one-on-one and webinar training for pharmacies. Sonja has a unique ability to increase confidence and utilisation of PlusOne and the health app after her training no matter the starting ability of her participants. Being able to transverse across multiple training styles and preferences, attendance at one of Sonja’s training sessions will see your team much better equipped to utilise MedAdvisor and provide better outcomes for your patients and pharmacy.