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Sarah is a Registered Psychologist with a person-centred, mindful-compassion philosophy. Sarah’s training began with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Griffith University, followed by Honours at the University of Queensland and Masters of Clinical Psychology at Griffith University.
Sarah has gathered experience with children, adolescents and adults across a myriad of public and private therapeutic settings, including the QLD Health Adult, Child and Youth Mental Health Services, the Talera Child and Family Therapy Centre, the Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service (VVCS). Sarah has also worked as a Clinical Researcher for the Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research (QCMHR). A focus of her work is helping young people harness their stregths and develop the inner resilience to weather emotional storms, particularly anxiety, stress, depression and grief and loss.
Known for her quiet empathic style, Sarah seeks to understand and nurture people through a collaborative, curious, compassionate approach. Active listening, metaphor, mindful connection and validation are valued in a safe, accepting space.
Originally from Central West NSW, Sarah enjoys skating and moments connecting with nature, family, poetry and the fine arts. Another favourite mindful moment is the enjoyment of a great book alongside a citrus-noted latte in a calm little slice of sunshine.
Sarah-Jane Middleton can help with: