State Branch National Board

Louise Sharpe, National Conference Coordinator

Professor Louise Sharpe


Clinical Psychologist

Director – National Conference Coordinator


Professor Louise Sharpe is a clinical psychologist by training who worked in clinical roles in the National Health Service in the UK before completing her PhD at The University of London in health psychology. She is currently a Professor of Clinical Psychology and Associate Dean for Research Education at the University of Sydney. She researches the interface between clinical and health psychology, focused on the development of clinically significant psychological problems in people with a range of chronic health conditions, including pain, cancer and multi-morbidity. She has published more than 235 peer-reviewed publications. She has received awards from the Australian Psychological Society and The Australian Association for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (AACBT) for her contribution to clinical psychology and cognitive behaviour therapy. She is a Fellow of both the AACBT and the Association for Social Science in Australia.


Louise joined the National Board in 2020.

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