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Wellbeing strategies after diagnosis

A diagnosis of mitochondrial disease (mito) can impact your mental health in many ways. Join our Mito Wellbeing Call with Shelley Beverley. Shelley is a psychologist who supports people with mito. Shelley will discuss how you can take care of your wellbeing after a diagnosis. Discover helpful advice and tools for discussing your wellbeing with your health care team.

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Ask a question prior to this event and we will do our best to address your question during the event.

Meet your hosts

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Shelley Beverley

Shelley is a psychologist who focuses on the disability field. She specialises in behavioural support, where she empowers others through guidance and encouragement. Shelley’s own life intertwines with mito. Shelley has lost her mum and brother to mito. But continues to help others on their journey with mito.

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Kirralee Peterkin

Kirralee is a Support Services Officer in Mito Foundation’s Support Services team. She has lived experience of a rare and complex inherited multisystem disorder. Kirralee has a passion for connecting people to information and support that can improve their quality of life.

Event information


Wed 24 Jul 2024

Start Time

10:00 am AEST

End Time

11:00 am AEST

Below are the start times based on State/Territory:

QLD, ACT, NSW, TAS, VIC:​ ​11:00 am​

​SA, NT:​ ​11:30 am​

WA:​ ​8:30 am​

Joining an online event

Our online events are held via Zoom. Please read our Mito Connect event guidelines for more information on accessing Zoom. If you require assistance to attend our events please get in touch. Contact us at supportservices@mito.org.au, and we will be happy to help.

Links and Resources

Maybe it’s mito

Information for individuals seeking a diagnosis of mito.

First steps after diagnosis

Understand, manage, and access support after diagnosis.

Event guidelines

Please follow these guidelines to ensure that all participants get the most out of Mito Foundation's online events.


Mito Foundation events bring together people impacted by mito. We welcome you to join us at any of our upcoming events.