Dr Sarah Davenport is fully registered and endorsed as a Clinical Psychologist and supervisor with the Psychology Board of Australia. She is also a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the Australian Clinical Psychology Association (ACPA). Sarah is a clinical psychologist with over 10 years’ experience providing specialist psychological services to adolescents and adults in both public and private health care settings. She has held a number of senior positions across private and public mental health services, and is currently Principal Clinical Psychologist at the headspace Youth Early Psychosis Program (Alfred Health).
Sarah has worked with people experiencing a variety of mental health conditions, ranging from mild to severe and complex in nature.
Sarah’s areas of expertise include depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, psychosis, substance use issues, stress and anger management, adjustment to life events, relationship issues, self-harm behaviours, abuse, and trauma.
Sarah is passionate about her work and committed to high standards of professional and ethical practice. Her approach is one of genuine respect, empathy, and collaboration. Sarah strives to make clients feel understood and accepted. She aims to provide clients with the tools and techniques to improve their well-being and create lives of meaning, purpose, and joy.
Sarah draws on a number of therapeutic approaches that have been scientifically validated to ensure their effectiveness, including cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), and mentalisation-based therapy (MBT), among others.
Sarah is a dedicated and experienced supervisor of psychologists, clinical psychology registrars, and allied health professionals. She aims to provide a supportive and encouraging space to assist her colleagues to do their best work.
Please note: Sarah is a registered provider with Medicare and private health funds. Clients with a referral from a GP may be eligible for a Medicare rebate for up to 10 sessions per calendar year. The Medicare rebate does not cover the full consultation fee and a gap fee will be payable.
Sarah is not a provider for TAC or WorkSafe. She does not provide medico-legal reports for court.