Alison Turner

Provisional Psychologist

 

Alison is a registered Provisional Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and a member of the Australian Psychological Society.

Alison has completed a Bachelor of Business degree (with distinction), a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) degree (with distinction) and a Bachelor of Science (Psychology Honours) degree with First Class Honours at the University of Southern Queensland. Her psychology honours’ research investigated which young children (7-12 years) engage in internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy for anxiety. Alison has also co-authored a published research paper that focused on how accurately self-reported psychotic-like experiences by children (9-11 years) predict mental health at age 20 years.

Alison welcomes clients of all ages and backgrounds and is passionate about providing a safe and inviting space for clients to be themselves. Alison uses a range of evidenced-based therapeutic approaches to work with her clients to better understand themselves and to develop new skills and strategies to manage the challenging situations they encounter in life.

Alison has a special interest in supporting clients challenged by depression, anxiety and ADHD due to her own lived experiences.

Outside of work, Alison enjoys spending time with her family especially her four active children and adolescents, keeping fit, cooking, watching the ocean and good coffee!

Marion Sullivan