Karin is currently Senior Advisor Mental Health for the Sax Institute. Her career in mental health included clinical work, academic teaching, and many leadership positions.
Karin has an Honours Degree in Philosophy – Macquarie University, a Masters in Nursing, (Mental Health), and a PhD in Philosophy – University of Sydney.
In May 2018 Karin was awarded the Australia Day Honours, Public Service Medal, for outstanding public service to mental health care in NSW.
“My work with Support Act is dedicated to the memory of my son, Ashley Hansen, who was a talented musician, singer and songwriter”.