Sheila has a wide range of skills, both academic and practical, attained over 30 years of working in a diverse range of industries in both the public and private sectors, including the community sector, local government, private practice, small business and as a company director.
Sheila has co-authored two books with Helene Richards: Money Management for Women, published by the UNSW Press, and Bullying in the Workplace: An Occupational Hazard, first published by HarperCollins in 2002, with an updated edition published in 2010. This was the first Australian book published on the issues of bullying within the workplace. This book was also published in India.
Sheila is a Nationally Accredited Mediator with Resolution Institute (formerly LEADR), and is a Registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner with the Attorney-General’s Department, and conducts investigations into workplace bullying complaints.
Sheila has been a presenter at various conference, including the South Australian WorkCover Conference, and more recently she presented a paper at the No2 Bullying Conference in Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia.
Sheila is a member of the International Association on Workplace Bullying (IAWBH) and the Resolution Institute (formerly LEADR), and over the years has been a regular contact for television, radio and the print media for her expertise in bullying behaviours and prevention.
Sheila Freeman Consulting has an expert team of mediators, investigators and trainers who have extensive experience in the private, local government, health, schools, legal and the community sector.
We understand that all complaints regarding bullying, sexual harassment, discrimination and intimidation need to be addressed urgently, and we have the ability to respond to this urgency.