Nikki Shah | Founder
"Dedicated to my best friend, to my soul mate, the person that told me to never give up and make a difference in this world"
Nikki has quite a story, one that has meant that from her different journeys and paths, MyMuse was formed.
Nikki’s career started as a junior tennis player, training at a tennis academy in Florida. This was followed by a knee injury and two lots of surgery, this led her into a BSc and MSc in Physiotherapy. She worked with top level Rugby League teams before moving her entire life to Sydney.
Sydney has been a challenging adventure at times, changes in jobs, countries, friendships and leaving her family behind in England. She began working for a recruitment firm and soon developed very different skills and started doing what she continues to love, helping people.
Nikki has been directly affected by numerous people close to her diagnosed with cancer, however several years ago, Nikki found that three of her best friends developed cancer. Her best friend and soulmate was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma three years ago and in a journey you will learn more about through MyMuse, years of learning and growth, led to her founding this company to help others in ways she just could not find.
April Ash | Principal Psychologist
April is a Clinical Psychologist who specialises in psycho-onology, grief and bereavement. She has worked in both hospital and community settings, including having previously managed the online mental health service for CanTeen Australia. April completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology in 2008 and her PhD in 2013, both at the University of Wollongong. She then went on to complete her Masters of Clinical Psychology at Macquarie University in 2016.
April currently works in private practice at The Indigo Project in Sydney, where she conducts individual therapy and runs community-based workshops on grief and loss, as well as being the head Psychologist at MyMuse for training workshops and individuals.
Shannon Young | HR Manager & Executive Coach
Shannon is an Executive Coach and brings her corporate leadership expertise plus her personal experiences with cancer to MyMuse.
Having and surviving cancer actualised Shannon. She brings this dedication to fully experiencing life with self-care and passion, to all her clients.
With her leadership coaching, culture consulting, and HR manager experience, Shannon can see the situation from all different angles to provide valuable strategic advice to corporates, managers and clients alike. Shannon also has an MBA and is qualified with IECL to support her 20+ years of coaching leaders across the globe from the Australia to the United States to India. She runs retreats, facilitates workshops and coaches on all aspects of wellbeing.
Shannon joins the MyMuse team to empower clients, managers and corporates to make the most of the situation and implement strategies to facilitate return to work situations for maximum engagement, teamwork and productivity