Sarah is an accredited Mental Health Social Worker with the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW). She completed her Bachelor of Social Work in 2013, and has spent the last nine years working in mental health and counselling. She has a particular interest in the benefits of mindfulness, and is highly regarded for her gentle and grounding presence. She is a humanistic social worker, and is a strong believer in the therapeutic potential of unconditional positive regard. To this end, she has trained in Compassion-Focussed Therapy, and has a special interest in the role that Compassionate (Non-Violent) Communication can have in strengthening relationships. She has worked with the Hearing Voices Network for several years, co-facilitating peer groups for people who hear voices. As a trans woman, she has a passion for working with LGBTIAQ+ peoples from all walks of life. Book with Sarah
Sarah has supported many people experiencing severe and persistent emotional distress, including those who have experienced a variety of adverse life events such as trauma and neglect. She recognises that people already possess a large amount of expertise in their own lives, and seeks to help them utilise their existing strengths whilst offering the full extent of her professional knowledge and resources.
Outside of work, Sarah enjoys taiji, video games, and the Zen art of Japanese tea ceremony.