Gabrielle joined the Sussex Oakleaf Board in 2016. She is a registered psychologist and was brought to the UK from Australia in 2001 by the NHS to train GPs in management of substance disorders. Prior to this Gabrielle held a variety of posts in Australia including Psychologist in maximum security prisons, Forensic Services Manager for a public health network and Head Psychologist for Odyssey House.
In her private consultancy, she worked as an expert witness and provided clinical supervision to psychologists and therapists. She was responsible for training the Victoria Police Drug Squad and has held lecturing positions in post graduate Medicine and Pharmacy colleges. In the UK, Gabrielle has held a number of positions including Director of North Yorkshire and City of York Drug Action Teams, Assistant Director of Operations for Addaction and Clinical Director for Life Works, treatment facility; specialising in addictions, eating disorders, anxiety and depression.
Gabrielle has a particular interest in service design and implementation. Gabrielle is currently Hospital Director of the Priory Hospital, Brighton.