Jackie is a clinical psychologist with more than 25 years of experience in psychology. She has a Masters in Clinical Psychology from Charles Sturt University and a Master of Arts in psychology from the University of Sydney. She has published a number of papers in academic journals. Her clinical experience is mainly with adults and adolescents. Primarily her experience has been in mental health settings where clients presented with complex anxiety and depression problems. She has also worked with problem gamblers in both a research and clinical setting. She is Cognitive Behaviour Therapy trained but has also attended training in other forms of treatment such as ACT and IPT.