Fellows of AACBT Ltd – Dr Sarah Egan

Dr Sarah Egan

BA(Hons), MPsych(Clinical), PhD, FAACBT

Sarah Egan

Dr Sarah Egan was inducted as a Fellow of AACBT Ltd in 2017.

Dr Sarah Egan is a senior research fellow and previous director of Clinical Psychology at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia. She has worked as a clinician for over 18 years. Sarah has served continuously for the past 18 years on AACBT committees, first as WA state president, then AACBT national president, and now as the chair of the World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies committee for the last 7 years, and as Australian representative on the committee for 14 years. Sarah has been the conference organizer and scientific chair for past AACBT conferences, and has been on the organizing and advisory committees for each World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapy since 2007. She also serves as Australian representative on the ABCT International Associates committee.

Her main research interest is the understanding and cognitive-behavioural treatment (CBT) of clinical perfectionism across disorders, and the understanding and treatment of eating disorders. Sarah has also conducted research in obsessive compulsive disorder and psychological treatments for anxiety and depression in Parkinson’s disease. The recipient of University awards for her high impact publications, Sarah serves on the editorial boards of several journals. Sarah has presented numerous workshops and invited addresses on CBT for perfectionism throughout the world, and has published more than 70 peer-reviewed journal articles, and numerous books/book chapters on the treatment of perfectionism.