Alison has worked in private practice alongside her NHS role for the past eight years. She has extensive experience treating difficulties such as emotional and behavioural problems in children; anxiety, panic and OCD in children and adults and personal development in adults. She has a particular interest in working with individuals who have suffered trauma in their past, and are experiencing PTSD or more complex, long-standing trauma reactions. Alison is very experienced in working with adults who have been abused as children, or who have suffered events such as sexual assault.
Alison has undertaken extensive professional development and additional specialist training since her core training in 2001, with a particular passion for offering cognitive behavioural therapy in creative and dynamic ways to clients of all ages and with a range of emotional difficulties.
Alison is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (membership number 081648); a registered member of the Health Care Professions Council (membership number PYL17963); and a member of the BABCP. She is also a BABCP supervisor of accredited CBT therapists.