COSA 2016November 15 - 17, 2016 Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

Dr Jemma Gilchrist

Dr. Jemma Gilchrist is a senior clinical psychologist who specialises in the psychological care of individuals and families coping with cancer or at risk of developing cancer. Jemma completed her Ph.D. in 1995 and has worked in cancer services since 1999. She has experience in educating other health professionals on psychological needs and interventions in cancer care and is actively involved in research to develop new ways of treating common fears and concerns. Jemma has co-edited a book for health professionals; Hodgkinson, K and Gilchrist J 2008 (Eds.), Psycho-social Care of Cancer Patients: A Health Professional’s Guide to What to Say and Do, Ausmed Publications. Melbourne. Jemma is the owner of a private practice, “Mind My Health” at Norwest, Westmead Private and Macquarie University Hospitals in Sydney, Australia.