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Sara Scott (she/her)

Sara is an experienced clinical psychologist who works with adults and adolescents and is interested in treating all forms of anxiety including fears relating to performance or social occasions, phobias, and panic attacks; in problems related to mood, self-esteem, perfectionism, and relationship difficulties; in behavioural issues including procrastination and compulsions; and in difficulties related to body image and disordered eating. Sara also enjoys working with parents to support them in addressing concerns that they may have for their child or adolescent.


In working with her clients, Sara is primarily concerned that they feel heard and gain a good understanding of the factors that have fuelled their current difficulties. Her goal is to form a partnership which empowers and supports her clients to implement the changes necessary to move forward in their lives.


Sara has training and experience with a variety of therapy interventions including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), and Attachment Based Family Therapy (ABFT); plus in the area of Eating Disorders, she has experience in delivering Family Based Therapy (FBT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Eating Disorders (CBT-E), and Specialist Supportive Clinical Management (SSCM). In her work with parents, Sara complements her ABFT training with adherence to Bowen theory and principles. She is also qualified to deliver the Circle of Security Parenting Program.


Prior to joining The Mind Clinic, Sara spent three years working with Child and Youth Mental Health Services at Royal North Shore Hospital. She also has previous experience in private practice and working in a specialised anxiety treatment unit.


Sara completed her Masters in Clinical Psychology at the University of New South Wales and her undergraduate Honours degree in Psychology at Sydney University.


Sara works at the Caringbah clinic on Mondays and Thursdays, and at the Rozelle clinic on Tuesdays and Fridays.

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