Catherine completed her physiotherapy studies in 1999 at the University of Sydney. Since commencing in private practice in 2001, she has worked with state level hockey, baseball and netball teams, including being the team physiotherapist for the Canberra Lakers Men's Hockey team for six years. In addition, she had the opportunity to work and travel with Australian Men's Hockey teams and the Australian Orienteering team. In 2009, Catherine completed her Masters in Sports Physiotherapy through La Trobe University. She has a strong interest in running-related injuries, and particularly enjoys treating complex back and pelvic injuries. She has two children and enjoys participating in running, orienteering and multi-sport events.