Alison Hicks

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I have been working in community and government organisations for over 20 years with people from a wide range of backgrounds. Previous areas of employment include; Juvenile Justice, Child Protection, Crisis Services, Drug & Alcohol Detoxification Centres, Housing, Challenging Behaviour Programs, Drug & Alcohol Court assessments, telephone counselling services, specialist methadone program, and youth services.

I am a registered psychologist with the Australian Psychological Registration Board (AHPRA) and my clinical experience includes working with adults and adolescents with a range of presenting problems that include but are not limited to Depression, Anxiety Spectrum disorders, Adjustment Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, Emotional dysregulation, Stress related concerns, Grief & Loss, Chronic Pain presentations, Trauma & Abuse, Substance Abuse, Eating Disorders, and Interpersonal Issues.

I use an integrated approach to counselling including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Gestalt Therapy Behaviour Therapy, Relaxation Training, and Mindfulness. Primarily however I employ Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT).

I provide services under Medicare, TAC, Workcover, Employee Assistance Programs (Davidson Trahaire Corpsych, Eudoxia, St Lukes, Golden City Bendigo, Access Programs, OARS), Victims of Crime, Veterans Affairs and some Private Health Funds

My fee $150 per session (with a rebate of $84.80 with a Mental Health Plan) and I am available on:

  • Mondays – Gisborne, 10am – 5pm
  • Tuesday¬†– Kyneton, 10am – 5pm
  • Wednesday¬†– Romsey, 10am – 5pm
  • Thursday – Gisborne, 10am – 5pm

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