Sabina is a sought-after psychologist, presenter, broadcaster, facilitator and writer specialising in relationship and couple challenges, life transitions, career change and workplace issues, parenting, as well as mental health, stress and well-being across the lifespan.
Sabina's passion is creating discussion and facilitating story telling around the universality of the human experience with warmth, humour and insight. Sabina is the Resident Psychologist and Social Commentator on Channel 7’s The Morning Show and the top-rating Afternoons program at Radio 3AW.
Sabina hosted and mentored on Dream Job, an original 8-week TV series airing on Channel 9, following 16 Australians on their journey to finding a new career path. She was an expert on Season 1 of Channel 9’s observational documentary, Married at First Sight, and her expertise and comments are regularly sought in lifestyle, business and women’s media nationally.
Sabina is a speaker and MC with leading speakers’ agency, Saxton, and she is listed on the Media Referral expert database with The Australian Psychological Society. She is also a Consultant Psychologist and Coach with Transitioning Well and Corporate Health Management.
In addition to her expertise and interest in human behaviour, Sabina is also a communications specialist, with almost a decade of experience working in public relations and marketing roles in Melbourne, San Francisco and London.
During this time, Sabina worked in both in-house and consulting roles, with a variety of clients across a range of sectors including retail, consumer, telecommunications, health, hospitality, education, the arts, gaming, and professional services.
Sabina Read is a leading figure in well-being, psychology and relationships in Australia with teriarty qualifications including MPsych, BA PsychSc (Hons), Grad Dip Psych, BA (Communications), MAPS qualifications.
Sabina has broad experience in counselling, facilitating, coaching and consulting with organisations, groups, individuals, couples, families, children and adolescents.
She undertakes media, facilitation, MC, and speaking roles with ease and enjoys sharing her passion and aptitude for creating discussion and dialogue around the universality of the human experience with warmth, humour and insight; making them accessible and thought-provoking.
Sabina believes we all share more commonalities than differences, and she delights in creating moments which leave us all feeling less alone.
Sabina lives in Melbourne with her husband, two teenage daughters and two rescue dogs.
Sabina currently works in private practice in inner south eastern Melbourne where she helps clients seeking to manage life’s personal and professional challenges.
Realestate.com.au, Resident psychologist / writer
3AW Radio, Resident psychologist
Channel 7, The Morning Show & The Daily Edition
Saxtons Speakers Bureau, Speaker
Corporate Health Management, Consultant Psychologist
Transitioning Well, Consultant Psychologist
Ongoing professional development and memberships/affiliations:
Sabina is committed, passionate and curious about her on-going professional and personal development.
She has attended training programs and workshops on Gottman Couples Therapy (Levels 1 and 2), mindfulness, anxiety, panic, OCD, phobias, PTSD, sleep, couple counseling, coaching, ACT training, family therapy, and eating disorders.
Sabina is a member of the following professional bodies and groups:
- Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
- Australian Psychological Society (APS)
- The APS Child Adolescent and Family Psychology Interest Group
- Psychology of Relationships Interest Group
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Interest Group
- Buddhism and Psychology Interest Group