Sarah is a provisional psychologist who is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and holds a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours – First Class) from the University of the Sunshine Coast. Her research explored facial emotion recognition among Autistic adults from a neurodiversity affirming paradigm. She is a current member of the Australian Association of Psychologists Inc.
Sarah has experience working across clinical and educational settings, with both children and adults. She is dedicated to working with clients of all age ranges and backgrounds, with a special interest in neurodivergence (Autism, ADHD, OCD), addiction, eating disorders, relationship and interpersonal difficulties including domestic violence, depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, shame, grief and loss. Sarah is warm and gentle, and aims to provide a safe, calm, and empathetic space where clients can feel comfortable to be their authentic selves. Sarah is committed to empowering her clients through an integrated approach, drawing from a range of therapy modalities including but not limited to: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness, Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Internal Family Systems therapy (IFS), and Narrative therapy.
Through her diversity of lived experience, Sarah found solace and identity in dance, especially ballet, which has become a thread of consistency throughout her life. She is a self-confessed nerd, and enjoys reading, writing, crochet/knitting, and spending time with her husband and cocker spaniel.