Ali is a clinical psychologist who strives to work collaboratively with clients. She believes in the power of a respectful and warm therapeutic relationship, and in how this relationship can foster recovery and growth. Ali values a strengths-based approach that recognises the resilience of her clients.
Ali has experience in working with a variety of mental health concerns, including depression and anxiety, the impacts of trauma, psychosis, and personality disorders. She also has a special interest in working with adult women with autism, to address mental health issues they may be experiencing such as depression, anxiety, and traumatic stress. Ali is an LGBTQI+ and sex work friendly therapist.
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. Outside of her time at the Centre for Clinical Psychology, Ali also works in a public mental health service for young people with serious mental health concerns.
- Registered Clinical Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority (AHPRA)
- Member of the Victorian Psychologists Association (VPA)