Senior Clinical Psychologist
B.Soc.Sc. (Psych.) (Hons.); D.Psych. (Clinical). Member APS
Sarah has specialised training and experience working with individuals and families across the life span (child & adolescent, youth, and adult). She provides assessment and treatment for a diverse range of psychological issues including depression and bipolar mood disorders, anxiety (e.g., Social Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, PTSD), eating disorders (e.g., Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, atypical and emerging eating disorders), stress management, personality development, adjustment to life events, grief & loss, psychosis, trauma, stress management, sleep problems, social skills, and emotion regulation.
Sarah has been a clinician at the Butterfly Eating Disorder day program working holistically in the treatment of teens and young adults with eating disorders. She has also designed and implemented a program focusing on improving body image and acceptance as well as one’s relationship with food such as noticing hunger/satiety cues, improving self-soothing skills, and mindful eating. She also has specialised knowledge in the assessment and treatment of clients with psychosis, having worked as a clinician and Senior Psychologist in an early psychosis service.
Sarah has experience in the provision of clinical supervision of psychologists (fully registered, clinical registrars, postgraduate students) and other disciplines (OT, SW, psychiatric nurses) via her work within Monash Health’s Early in Life Mental Health Service.
Sarah utilises a variety of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT and CBT-E), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing, and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).