At ELEGROW, we are deeply motivated to alleviate the effects of stress and trauma for all who care for and protect our community.




Fostering Resilience for Sustainable Careers


At Elegrow we are passionate about elevating growth in partnership with care professionals and care organisations



We work in partnership with you to alleviate the effects of


Trauma, Compassion Fatigue (Secondary Trauma) and Post Traumatic Stress


The EAGALA Model, the global standard of equine assisted psychotherapy and personal development



Interventions and development facilitated using the EAGALA Model immerse you into an alive environment.



We are here for you, the care professionals who care for and protect our community.


We support you to alleviate the effects of trauma, uncover your strengths, build capability and foster resilience to live well, experience life fully and sustainably.

Partnering your growth, we leverage evidence based practices, well researched development models and advancements in the behavioural and neurol sciences that combat the biopsychosocial impacts of Trauma (trauma, secondary trauma and post traumatic stress). 


We work with you in partnership transforming experiences so you can live well and experience fully. 


Care Professionals include:

  • Health and Allied Health care professionals
  • Defence, serving and ex-serving members and families
  • Community and Emergency Services




Professional Development


Professional Development Retreats

Consulting and Counselling

Resilience, Stress Reduction, Well being, Sustainable Careers



Immersing you into ‘an alive’ environment.


Elevate growth in partnership with community care professionals to live well, care sustainably and experience fully.

Michelle Black

MCNS, GCCM, ACA, FAITD, Cert.: Eagala Model, GENOS, DISC Advanced

Michelle Black is the founding Director of Elegrow, an Organisational Development Consultant, Educator and Practitioner.   An advocate for leveraging the evidence to solve industry problems, Michelle developed Australia’s first evidence based program to combat compassion fatigue among care professionals and has more than 20 years’ experience leading organisational development and change in the commercial, government and not for profit sectors.  Underpinning her experience, Michelle has a Master of Counselling, a Graduate Certificate in Corporate Management, is a registered ACA counsellor and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Training and Development.

Michelle is the Eagala Pacific Region Director, and is a strong advocate for educating government and the community about the quality, ethics and standards of the Eagala Model in addition to the risks associated with non-regulated practices.

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