Dr Ali Schnabel2021-08-11T11:11:07+10:00

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.

Professional associations

  • Registered Clinical Psychologist with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority (AHPRA)
  • Member of the Victorian Psychologists Association (VPA)
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