Ali is a clinical psychologist who strives to work collaboratively with clients. She believes in the power of a respectful and warm therapeutic relationship. Ali also values a strengths-based approach to therapy that recognises the resilience of clients.
Ali has experience working with a variety of difficulties, including depression and anxiety, the impacts of trauma, and psychosis. She also has a special interest in working with adult women with autism. Ali is an LGBTQI+ and sex work friendly therapist, and is mindful of the need for culturally sensitive therapy.
Ali draws on a range of evidence-based therapeutic models to inform an individualised approach to therapy for each client. These therapeutic approaches include psychodynamic psychotherapy, schema therapy, and dialectical behaviour therapy.
Ali has previously worked in a specialist public mental health service for young people with severe mental illness. Outside of her time at the Centre for Clinical Psychology, she works at a sexual assault service providing counselling and advocacy to victim/survivors of sexual assault.
- Registered Clinical Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority (AHPRA)
- Member of the Victorian Psychologists Association (VPA)