Rosy Allen

I am a Clinical Psychology Registrar who holds a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) from the Australian National University and am currently completing specialised clinical training as part of a Doctorate of Clinical Psychology, also at the Australian National University. My doctoral research is focused on attention in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.happy_children3

My clinical experience includes treating adults, adolescents and children for mood, anxiety disorders and interpersonal difficulties. I have completed placements in Child and Adolescent Community Mental Health, at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, and at the Child Behaviour Research Clinic at UNSW. I also have experience in conducting neuropsychological assessments with children and adolescents. I have received training and have experience in applying the following evidence-based therapies:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Parent-Management Training
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Client issues for which I can provide assistance include:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Poor emotion regulation
  • Conduct problems
  • Self-esteem difficulties
  • Enhancing social skills in children
  • Building resilience in children

To email Rosy: Rosy@optimalhealth.com.au