Sharni Cohen Brodesky is a psychologist in private practice working with a variety of issues, mainly depression, anxiety, relationships and eating disorders. She completed her Psychology Degree in 1998 at the University of NSW before working in an early intervention pre-school for “at risk” children. Sharni then moved to the role of program coordinator of the Big Brother/ Big Sister Support Program at Jewish Care where she worked with families and children from ages 6-17 years, as well as volunteers who were involved with the program. Sharni has worked in various community settings counselling teenagers and running groups with children to develop their confidence, communication skills and self esteem, as well as dealing with issues such as anxiety, bullying and feelings in general. From 2002 until 2005 Sharni held the position of Child and Adolescent Counsellor at the NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors, counselling families, young people and children from refugee backgrounds, both in clinical and school settings. Sharni traveled to Israel in 2005-6 where she studied the mystical teachings of her religion, Judaism with a focus on relationships, personal development, happiness, and psychology.