Alyson provides one-on-one treatment for adults and older adolescents for many issues, including:
- Anxiety and panic
- Stress management
- History of trauma and sexual abuse
- Religious issues
- Eating disorders
- Obsessive compulsive disorder
Before starting any intervention, Alyson identifies things that may be contributing to or maintaining the problem. She seeks to work together with her clients toward what they want to achieve in therapy. When providing strategies, Alyson explains the reasons she is recommending them.
Types of Therapy
Alyson chooses therapies which are identified in research as the most effective treatments for specific problems. However, these are tailored to suit the personality and needs of each individual. Types of therapy often used include:
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Interpersonal Therapy
Psychological Treatment Under Medicare
Alyson is a provider of focused psychological treatment for people who have a Mental Health Care Plan from a General Practitioner. This plan can provide up to 10 psychology sessions which are significantly rebated by Medicare. People are advised to consult their General Practitioner about their eligibility for a Mental Health Care Plan before booking an appointment to see Alyson.