Alison is a highly effective counsellor who has worked in the field for many years. Alison has developed her knowledge and skills through working with people of all ages, from diverse backgrounds, across a broad range of issues, helping transform their concerns into deep understanding and a positive outlook. Alison is a member of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia and provides professional counselling services for adolescent and adult clients.
Alison works with her clients to address current problems, crises and longer-term difficulties through reducing distress, creating awareness and helping to develop meaning, goals and inner resources to begin new steps forward. Alison is encouraging and empowering and is passionate about creating an environment and opportunity for growth and development. Alison is genuinely caring and passionate about helping each individual reach their full potential.
To do this, Alison uses a variety of evidenced based therapy interventions and tools to support and enhance each person’s capacity to cope with specific life challenges, and to make desired changes. These include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Emotional Freedom Techniques, The Richards Trauma Process, Mindfulness-based Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy. Alison believes that people have the capacity to change, and she will help you through this process by supporting, guiding and reassuring you along the way.