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Ellen Sinclair

Mental Health Nurse, NSW

Ms Ellen Sinclair has over 30 years’ experience as a registered nurse and for the majority of this time has specialised in mental health.

A former CNC in psychiatric rehabilitation she holds an undergraduate degree in nursing and a Master of Mental Health Nursing from the University of Newcastle.

Her professional activities have included part-time teaching at the University of Newcastle and co-authorship of an article in a peer reviewed journal reporting on new graduate nurses commencing work in mental health services. More recently she has contributed as an author to chapters on family violence and the mental health of young people in a soon to be released textbook ‘Contemporary Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing: Partnerships in Care’ (Pearson, 2018).

Ellen is a member of the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses. Currently she works as a registered nurse in a private psychiatric unit in the Newcastle area and as a Mental Health Practice Nurse, in a General Practice, in the same region.

The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri and the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which our office is situated. We also acknowledge Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.