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Alison Saxton

PhD, BPsych(Hons)

Certified Theraplay Trainer, Certified Theraplay Supervisor, Certified Theraplay Practitioner
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Alison is a registered psychologist and has over 20 years professional experience working with children, families and adults. She has specialised in the trauma and attachment field and has worked in health, statutory child protection, non-government organisations and private practice. She is also an experienced trainer, with over 15 years experience working as a lecturer in post graduate psychology and counselling at university, and providing training as a Theraplay trainer.

Alison's clinical experience working with adults and children includes:
• Trauma and PTSD
• Grief and loss
• Anxiety, depression and other mental health concerns
• Parenting challenges
• Child emotional and behavioural difficulties
• Child developmental delays

Alison’s therapeutic approaches include Theraplay®, Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR), Narrative Therapy, Schema Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT & TFCBT) and play based interventions.

Alison is an authorised supervisor with the Psychology Board of Australia and a Theraplay supervisor and provides consultation and supervision.
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