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Meet the Member Society: Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine (ASBHM)

By 8 July 2024No Comments

Kerry Sherman (ISBM President) interviews Caitlin Liddelow (President) and Chris Kilby (Past-President) of the Australasian Society for Behavioural Health and Medicine (ASBHM). They talk about the current activities of ASBHM and their vision for the future of the society.

Kerry Sherman

Kerry Sherman, PhD, is a Professor in the School of Psychological Sciences at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. Dr. Sherman's research interests include decision making in cancer and in genetic testing, coping and adjustment in the cancer context, body image and sexual functioning after physical illness, including endometriosis, and the development and evaluation of psychosocial interventions to facilitate adjustment in the physical health context. Her work most recently has entailed investigating the role of self-compassion in adjustment to illness and the development and evaluation of a self-compassion focused writing intervention to help with body image concerns after physical illness.