Cathy Boyle completed her General Nurse training in 1984. She is a Credentialed Mental Health Nurse and holds a Masters of Mental Health Nursing. Her clinical background includes both acute mental health and drug and alcohol experience. For the last 10 years she has worked as a Mental Health Nurse Educator in a large public health system in Queensland, Australia, educating staff in a variety of health disciplines and non-government providers. Cathy has a special interest in clinical supervision and supported the implementation of a nursing clinical supervision program in a large public mental health service. She has been integrally involved in the training, support and up skilling of clinical supervisors and conducts both one on one and group clinical supervision. Cathy also has experience consulting with generalist nurses to develop an acute model for nursing clinical supervision. Cathy is a Fellow of the Australian Catholic University.