BPsych


Sarah completed a Bachelor of Psychology at Charles Sturt University where she participated in the international program completing some of her studies at the University of Macau, China. Sarah is currently undergoing her Masters in Counselling through the University of Southern Queensland with a focus on Children, Family and Couples Counselling.

Sarah worked in youth work and complex mental health recovery before graduating in 2018. She then moved into the area of occupational rehabilitation for psychological injury, EAP counselling and private practice work. Sarah has experience in administering cognitive and behavioural assessments and providing therapeutic intervention to individuals of all ages with a range of presenting concerns.

Most recently, Sarah has been providing specialist trauma counselling services for a national line for individuals who have experienced Domestic and Family Violence or Sexual Assault and has trained in providing trauma informed care. Sarah has a particular interest in working with children overcoming trauma, providing parenting support, working with adults experiencing mood and psychotic disorders, as well as supporting couples to improve their relationships.

Sarah acknowledges everyone's experience is unique and takes a client-centered approach tailored to each client's individual needs. Sarah understands that a strong therapeutic relationship between her clients and herself is critical and ensures trust, empathy and non-judgement are central to her practice. She primarily integrates techniques from Narrative Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy in her practice and enjoys utilising Play Therapy in her work with children. Sarah is passionate about each client's individual journey to overcome challenges, improve wellbeing and lead a more fulfilling life.

No matter the client, Sarah is welcoming and gentle in her practice. Sarah supports her clients to work safely through their emotions and assists in identifying and utilising existing strengths as a basis for constructive change. This strength-based approach allows Sarah and her clients to create an open and encouraging space that is ideal for children and adults alike.

THREE CONVENIENT LOCATIONS

COOMERA

Fortune Place
Shop 1, 2 Fortune Street
Coomera QLD 4209

(07) 5551 0251

NERANG

Prana Centre
Suite 3, 832 Southport-Nerang Road
Nerang QLD 4211

(07) 5668 3490

MOUNT GRAVATT

Mt Gravatt Medical Precinct
SE 105, 1808 Logan Rd
Upper Mount Gravatt QLD 4122

(07) 3102 1366