Alison Wallace is a Clinical Social Worker (accredited mental health social worker) with 30 years experience working with children, adolescents and adults in individual, couple and family therapy. She has worked in many mental health care settings including federal and state public health and has been in Private Practice for 20 years.
Alison specialises in complex presentations, including trauma, conflict, abuse, grief, perinatal mental health and post separation.
Alison is informed by working within traditional psychotherapeutic models whilst encompassing new theories, techniques and interventions. Alison draws on skills from cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT), dialectic behaviour therapy (DBT), eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and interpersonal psycho therapy.She will assess and work according to the best possible outcome for change; this may take a few sessions or involve longer term work.
Alison is registered with Medicare and sessions are rebatable. She is also a registered PCCS provider.
- Depression} adolescent, adult
- Anxiety} child, adolescent, adult
- Trauma / Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Family Therapy
- Couple therapy
- Separation and Divorce
- Perinatal Anxiety/Depression
- Crisis Intervention
- Stress/ life balance
Alison has been involved in the development and delivery of many group programmes and seminars on a range of mental health problems. She currently runs an 8 week Post Natal Depression Group.
If you would like to discuss your circumstances with Alison please call her on 0415634252. If Alison feels she is unable to meet your needs she will discuss appropriate referral options with you.
Medicare Provider No: 2711812 K