Cassandra completed her undergraduate and honours degrees at Macquarie University, and a combined Doctor of Clinical Psychology / Master of Science at the University of Sydney. She has completed additional training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Prolonged exposure therapy and EMDR. Cassandra holds national registration with Psychology Board of Australia and is authorised to provide psychological services under Medicare. She is a member of the Australian Clinical Psychologist Association (ACPA), has specialist endorsement as a Clinical Psychologist, and is a board approved supervisor.
Cassandra received clinical training at Liverpool Hospital outpatient adult mental health service and Mindset community health service in Caringbah, where she provided individual and family therapy, and co-facilitated a group programme for children with anxiety.
She has worked in the neurodevelopmental team in the department of psychological medicine at Westmead Children’s Hospital, and with youth and early intervention teams at CORE community Service providing psychological assessment and support to young people at risk of homelessness and providing clinical support to case managers.
Cassandra has provided advanced clinical training in DBT theory and practice to clinical masters students at UTS, and co-facilitates a number of DBT skills training groups for clients of the practice.
Cassandra works with people experiencing a range of psychological issues including anxiety, mood, adjustment and relational difficulties. She has a particular interest in early intervention, affective disorders such as depression and anxiety, personality disorders, and chronic pain.
Cassandra has completed advanced training in DBT. She currently runs our DBT group programme.