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Dr Alison Saxton

Psychologist / Certified Theraplay® Practitioner

Dr Alison Saxton

Dr Alison Saxton (PhD, BPsych(Hons), MAAPi) is a registered psychologist, Psychology Board

Approved Supervisor (PsyBA) and Certified Theraplay® Practitioner, Trainer and Supervisor. She has

over 20 years experience working in the mental health and trauma field with health and nongovernment


Alison has extensive clinical experience working with adults and children presenting with:

• 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) and

trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy (TF-CBT), and play based therapies.

Informed by trauma and attachment theories, Alison has a particular interest working with families

using Theraplay®; a dyadic experiential play based therapy which provides reparative relational

interventions for the treatment of child developmental delays, complex trauma, and emotional/

behavioural difficulties.

In addition to her clinical practice, Alison provides clinical supervision, consultation and professional


Mobile: 0434 886 074


Available Days: Wednesday

Medicare & private health fund rebates available

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