Sarah is a Forensic Psychologist that has worked primarily in the public sector in both Australia and New Zealand. She possesses a Masters degree in Forensic Psychology, and is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS). Sarah is registered with Medicare and is also a Board Approved Supervisor.
Sarah is skilled in conducting a range of forensic risk assessments, with expertise writing psychological reports to inform courts and parole boards. Sarah possesses sound understanding of a range of criminal behaviours, co-morbid mental health disorders and environmental issues impacting upon criminogenic risk. She has a thorough knowledge of offender rehabilitation pathways and risk management strategies.
Sarah provides individual therapy to assist clients experiencing a range of mental health, interpersonal, and life stressors, address criminogenic issues, and build more adaptive skills. Her focus is on assisting clients reach deeper understandings of themselves and find more helpful ways of responding to difficulties. Sarah utilises a range of therapeutic approaches to reach outcomes that are mutually beneficial for clients and the community. She also has experience delivering therapeutic groups to address violent and sexual offending.
Sarah’s academic research and conference presentations have focused on personality disorders, the reasons people offend, and expectant mothers’ experiences of substance abuse, spousal abuse, and mental health.