Sarah Berberi – Counsellor and Advocate | South-Sudanese Community
Sarah Berberi is a Counsellor Advocate at The Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture Inc. (Foundation House). Sarah has worked in the mental health area with refugees since 1998. She has expertise in managing PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and a particular interest in the therapeutic use of current counselling modalities in combination with traditional oral storytelling.
Sarah has a Bachelor Degree of Arts from Victoria University, in Community Development (Asia Pacific) and Psychology, and a Masters Degree in Social Science (International Development) from RMIT University. Sarah has worked with refugees from East Africa. Sarah has also worked in South Sudan. She worked as Settlement Support Worker with the New Hope Foundation. Sarah was employed by RMIT University as sessional teacher in Diploma of Interpreting and Translating. In addition to English, Sarah speaks Arabic, Swahili, and Dinka.