Katherine is a warm and open-minded psychologist who takes a strengths-based approach to walk alongside her clients as they develop skills to improve their relationship with themselves and others. She obtained her master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Macquarie University and previously worked with young people and adults in high conflict relationships. She is an accredited Cool Kids Provider and proficient in delivering the CBT anxiety management program to children, adolescents and their families.
Previously, Katherine worked in the community as a support coordinator for adults and adolescents living with complex mental health issues experiencing homelessness. She has also trained at St George Community Mental Health, where she was involved in the clinical assessment and treatment for borderline personality disorder, depression, anxiety and schizoaffective disorder. During this time, Katherine was also a DBT course facilitator. In addition, Katherine has also worked as a supervising counsellor at the National Helpline for eating disorders. Whilst completing her honours degree Katherine worked as a research assistant at Western Sydney University in the area of health psychology examining the impacts of gendered violence, helpful processes in an Indigenous mother’s group, and the impact of gynaecological conditions on women’s health. Her master’s degree research explored endometriosis and the effect this condition has on individual’s body image and identity.
Sayer-Jones, K., & Sherman, K. (2021). She’s a stroppy unpredictable teenager: Qualitative Accounts of Body Image in those Living with Endometriosis. Australasian Society of Behavioural Health and Medicine.
Monday – Thursday
BA(Psychology and Art History),
Trauma, Interpersonal Issues, Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders, Emotion Dysregulation, ADHD, Health Anxiety, and Eating Difficulties.