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About Sally

Dr Sally Fitzpatrick is a Program Manager and member of Everymind’s Senior Leadership Team. She commenced with Everymind in January 2018 and leads the families and caregivers priority program area, as well as Everymind's research team.

Sally is a registered Psychologist (with Clinical Psychology endorsement) and researcher who is passionate about the prevention of mental ill-health and suicide, as well as the promotion of wellbeing for all Australians.

Sally has combined her research with clinical work since 2008. She has published widely in peer-reviewed journals, presented her research at national and international conferences, and is an affiliate investigator on several large research projects. Sally is available to supervise PhD, Masters and Honours students in both Psychology and Public Health disciplines.

Key qualifications

  • PhD and Master of Clinical Psychology, Macquarie University
  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology Hons), Macquarie University
  • Bachelor of Arts (Welfare), Western Sydney University

Research affiliations

  • Conjoint Senior Lecturer with the School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle
  • Clinical Senior Lecturer with the School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Newcastle
  • Honorary Postdoctoral Fellow with the Department of Psychology, Macquarie University
  • Affiliate Researcher with the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI)
  • Affiliate Investigator with the Centre for Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention (CRESP)
  • Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Psychologists
  • Psychology Board of Australia Approved Supervisor


  • Wellbeing and Prevention Coalition in Mental Health
  • Manna Institute Project Management Group

Awards and recognition

  • Newcastle Permanent Research Mentor of the Year - provided by the Hunter Children’s Research Foundation Community Acknowledgement of Research Excellence (CARE) (2020)