Pheobe has had a lived experience of eating disorders. This has led her to becoming a passionate lived experience advocate, speaker, researcher, and now Clinical Psychologist Registrar in the area of eating disorders. She has previously also worked with headspace National on the Youth National Reference Group, and as a National Youth Advisor.
Pheobe is focused on assisting others lead meaningful lives, ensuring that lived experience voices are incorporated as part of mental health service delivery, and reducing mental health stigma amongst mental health professionals. Pheobe’s areas of interest for reform include eating disorders, youth mental health, and culturally and linguistically diverse issues. Her contributions and work in the area of eating disorders and mental health more broadly saw her as a Finalist in the 2019 WA Young Achiever Awards, as well as being a Mental Health Leaders Fellow with the Commission in 2020.
Pheobe is currently on the Steering Committee of the WA Eating Disorders Subnetwork, and outside of clinical practice, continues to be a regular lived experience speaker with the Butterfly Foundation on local and national levels.