BSc (Arts), GradDipPsych, MPsych (Child & Ed)
Sharon holds a Master of Psychology (Child and Educational) and has been a practising psychologist for over 20 years.
Sharon has worked in a wide variety of settings with extensive experience working within both the public and private school systems. She has also worked with victims of crime, in vocational rehabilitation as well as the Principal of a specialist school for children with social, emotional and behavioural challenges.
Sharon enjoys working with all children and adolescents and has a particular interest in working with children who are struggling due to neurological differences such as Asperger Syndrome (autism spectrum disorder) and ADHD. She uses evidence-based strategies to support children and their parents to manage anxiety, depression and social struggles to develop practical skills, self-efficacy and self-acceptance.
Sharon also has an interest in cognitive and educational assessments and has experience in working with teachers and schools to support students who may be experiencing challenges in their learning, behaviour and/or on the playground.
Sharon primarily uses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) based approaches in her work with both adults and children. She believes that supporting parents is a core feature in supporting children and their families to enjoy each other, and to grow children into the best version of themselves.
Australian Association of Psychologist Inc
Australian Association for Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy