Sarah Sherrington

DipECEd, BPsychSci, BSocSci (Psych, Hons), MAPS

“Compassionate, empathetic and person-centred psychological treatment”

Meet Sarah:

Sarah has a passion for assisting women to achieve optimal psychological, physical and emotional health throughout the perinatal period, including helping to form loving and secure attachments with their infants. Sarah has worked with pregnant women and their families since 1999 and strongly believes that early intervention is the key to assisting women make well-informed choices around their pregnancy, improving family cohesion and understanding or to assist with healing after the devastation of a perinatal loss.
How Sarah can help you:

Sarah provides therapeutic intervention with an empathic, respectful and person-centred approach. Drawing from evidenced based therapies to address current difficulties and assist in reducing stress throughout the perinatal period.

Areas of Expertise:

• Perinatal Stress, Depression or Anxiety
• Unplanned Pregnancy
• Termination/Adoption Decisions
• Parent/Infant Attachment
• Relationship/Family distress during perinatal period
• Pregnancy with prior trauma or mental health diagnosis
• IVF/Multiple births stress and trauma
• Perinatal grief and loss

Types of Therapy used:

• CBT Treatments
• Mindfulness and Relaxation approaches
• Solution Focused Therapy
• Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
• Person Centred Therapy
• DBT Informed Therapy
• Circle of Security and Attachment Treatments

Professional Associations:

Member of Australian Psychological Society
Member of Circle of Security International
Member of Infant & Perinatal Mental Health Network
Member of Mental Health Professionals Network