Cathy Anderson is a social worker with over 25 years’ experience. As Senior Counsellor and Community Educator at the Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority (VARTA), Cathy provides support to people who are donor-conceived, parents who have used a donor, donors, and their families. This includes assisting people to connect with others with whom they are linked as a result of donor treatment.
Cathy has previously worked in the Adoption field, including with Family Information Networks and Discovery (FIND), where she provided counselling support to people affected by adoption, and to Forgotten Australians or Former Victorian Wards. Cathy has personal experience of assisted reproductive treatment, as both of her daughters were conceived through IVF.