In 2008, Lyn Varty trained in Hawaii and pioneered Hope Alive Group Therapy in Perth in 2009. Lyn manages and coordinates Hope Alive Australia and New Zealand. She is a trained supervisor, and trained in Serbia as a Hope Alive Trainer. Lyn is a qualified counsellor, and supervisor; she owns and manages Connections Healthcare Centre and Counselling and Psychology services across Perth.
Liz Preston trained in 2010 and coordinates and facilitates Hope Alive groups in Brisbane. Since 1996, Liz has managed the counselling at Priceless Life, a Brisbane based pregnancy support agency. She also works for a not-for-profit organisation as a counsellor.