Alycia has a Diploma of Counselling from Australian College of Applied Psychology (2012), Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) from Swinburne University (2015) and Graduate Diploma of Psychology Advanced from Monash University (2020).
Alycia is a provisional psychologist who is passionate about mental health, self-compassion and lifelong growth. She focuses on building strong relationships with clients in order to help them recognise their own abilities and develop the skills they need to reach their goals.
In her practice, Alycia is aware of the complexities of neurodiversity, being part of the LGBTQI+ community or from a diverse background. Alycia strives to provide an environment that is supportive and mindful of these challenges (and strengths!). Alycia enjoys working with clients exploring their identity and feels privileged to be alongside clients during this process.
Alycia has an extensive background working with children and families who have experienced trauma including domestic and family violence, separated families, children in foster care, and families with Child Safety involvement. She has also worked with adults experiencing mental health issues and addiction and participated in restorative justice through counselling at Murri Court.
Growing up in a military family and continuing to move around Australia as an adult, she has spent time living and working in both capital cities and rural locations including Mount Isa, Perth, Townsville, and Baranduda. Outside of work, Alycia enjoys trying every hobby possible from painting and pottery to geocaching and programming microcontrollers.
Alycia is a provisionally registered psychologist – what does this mean?
The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) grants the status of ‘provisional psychologist’ to individuals who have been assessed to have completed a minimum of 4 to 5 years of psychological education and wish to obtain their general registration as psychologist. Lisa is currently undertaking the 5+1 internship pathway to general registration, meaning that she has completed a five-year sequence of accredited study and is now completing a one-year practical internship. Provisionally registered psychologists are mentored by at least one fully registered psychologist, who they report to and discuss with all aspect of their clinical practice to demonstrate core competencies required for general registration. Please note that Medicare rebates do not apply when seeing a provisionally registered psychologist (only fully registered psychologists can apply for a Medicare provider number).