Sally is the author of memoir No Matter What which charts her experiences of adopting and parenting children with experiences of early trauma. Her second book The Unofficial Guide to Adoptive Parenting focuses on practical and supportive therapeutic parenting strategies. Her third book, Billy Bramble and the Great Big Cook Off is a therapeutic story for children of 8 - 13 who struggle with big, angry feelings. It is illustrated by Kara McHale.
Sally's columns for Community Care magazine won her the British Society of Magazine Editors and the PPA Columnist of the Year (Business) and in 2017 she was awarded an OBE.
Sally is currently working on a book about therapeutically parenting adopted adolescents which will be published in early 2019.