- Bachelor of Arts
- Post-Graduate Diploma in Psychology
- Master of Clinical Psychology
- Member – Australian Psychological Society (APS)
- Member – APS College of Clinical Psychologists
- Member – Australian Association of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
Cherie is an experienced and registered clinical psychologist who has worked in community, university, hospital, rehabilitation, public and private health settings. Cherie has practiced as a psychologist since 1994 and in private practice since 1999.
Cherie has many years experience in assessment and treatment of a wide range of emotional and psychological issues including palliative care, rehabilitation, workplace stress, physical pain, adjustment difficulties, depression and anxiety. She currently specialises in short-term, focused therapy for adjustment to illness and diagnosis, coping with health issues, grief and loss, stress management as well as anxiety and low mood.
Her focus is Cognitive Behaviour Therapy as well as a range of other evidence-based treatment depending on the presenting issue and the goals of therapy. This may include Interpersonal Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (incorporating mindfulness) approaches.
Cherie has supervised for postgraduate psychology training programs at The University of Queensland and Griffith University as well as private supervision for psychologists. She held the position of Head of Psychology on an international university/hospital research team and for 4 years, represented psychologists on the Mental Health Reference Committee for the South-East Alliance of General Practice.
Cherie works at the Morningside practice on a Tuesday and Friday.