Dr Sarah Wrigley is a Lecturer in Psychology. She is a registered clinical psychologist and approved supervisor with the Psychology Board of Australia.

Sarah completed her Doctorate in Psychology (clinical) at the University of Melbourne in 2002. After completing her training, Sarah moved to the UK and worked for several years as a clinical psychologist within the National Health Service. During this time Sarah worked in several clinical settings including primary care psychology, cystic fibrosis, HIV and older persons' mental health. Sarah also completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Analytic Therapy while in the UK. Since returning to Australia Sarah has held roles with AHPRA, in public mental health, private practice and has had a number of roles teaching in postgraduate psychology programs. Sarah is also a member of the Psychology Notifications Committee, a delegation of the Psychology Board of Australia.

Sarah is passionate about the profession of psychology and ensuring that the public receive safe and effective treatments. Her teaching interests include case formulation, attachment theory and its application to working with adults and the neurological basis of emotion.

Areas of expertise

  • Adult psychopathology
  • Attachment theory
  • Case formulation
  • Neurological basis of emotion

Contact details

Professional memberships

Australian Clinical Psychology Association