Catherine became the CEO of Lifeline Mid Coast where she has become well known for her expertise in crisis support and suicide intervention and prevention.
She has led Lifeline Mid Coast with a focus on staff development and continuous improvement of Lifeline services.
She has a BA majoring in psychology and sociology from the University of New England.
Catherine has continued her education in her field of expertise and has certificates in clinical supervision, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), neuro linguist programming (NLP) mental health and human resources.
Catherine has been an active participant on many Lifeline reference groups working in areas such a service development, policies and procedures.
As the CEO of a regional Lifeline Centre, Catherine regularly participates in local mental health forums and community presentations focusing on suicide prevention awareness.