Samantha is a highly experienced clinical psychologist and an expert in psychological interventions for people with all types and stages of cancer. She is committed to providing client-centred, evidence-based care. She is trained in cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based therapy – including group therapy - for adults of all ages who are experiencing depression, anxiety and trauma. As well as working with individuals she is experienced and enjoys helping couples adjusting to cancer and other major life events.
Samantha received first class Honours at the University of Queensland and subsequently completed her Masters of Clinical Psychology at the same institution. As well as private practice she has worked in hospital and not for profit organisations as both a senior clinician and manager.
Over her career Samantha has made a significant contribution to the research, design and delivery of effective psychological interventions for people affected by cancer and has contributed to numerous peer reviewed research articles. She has presented at international conferences and is proud to have trained and supervised numerous psychology externs in the the area of psycho-oncology.
Outside of work hours Samantha is devoted to her family. She also enjoys keeping fit, reading good novels and (when she has time) loves to travel.