Sharon Sarah

Sharon Sarah has worked in the health and community sector for 25 years, primarily in the mental health sector and is currently the CEO for Bridges Health and Community Care in the Wide Bay and Central Qld regions. 

She manages a diverse multi-disciplinary workforce including people with a lived experience of mental illness and addictions.  Sharon is passionate about system reform and collaborative practice to enhance consumer and carer outcomes, building a professional sustainable mental health and Alcohol and Other Drug Workforce and strong clinical governance, particularly program fidelity and evidencebased practice. 

Sharon is committed to lifelong learning, sourced through both the health and business sector.  She is a registered Psychologist with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Psychology and Masters in Mental Health Practice.   

Sharon was the Branch Chair of the Australian Psychological Society for many years, now a committee member and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management (FAIM).