Dr Kirsten is a senior clinical psychologist at Nepean Cancer Care Centre with both clinical and research expertise in psycho-oncology. Since completing her PhD she now provides psychosocial care to adults with cancer and their families. In this centre she provides services to medical oncology, radiation oncology, haematology and palliative care. She is the chair of the Psycho-oncology Group of the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia and also chairs the NSW Psychologists in Oncology group. Laura has a broad range of research interests including sexuality and cancer, cancer support groups, sleep interventions for cancer patients and stress and burnout in health professionals working in oncology.