A Forensic Psychologist has the following skills and competencies - Psychological assessment and report writing - Psychological formulation and diagnosis - Psychological intervention psycho education individual group and family psychotherapies...READ MORE
Alison Cullen Curriculum Vitae
BPsych | MPsych (Forensic) | MAPS | JP
ABN: 31 160 585 213
- - Highly numerate with over ten years experience
within Australian Public Services arena.
- - Ability to motivate a team of highly qualified
individuals and achieve significant results.
- - Ability to work on own initiative under pressure
and deliver targets to challenging deadlines.
- - Highly motivated, versatile and conscientious.
Professional Associations & Memberships
- - MEDICARE PROV. NO. 4291671 W
- - WORKCOVER PROV. NO. 9411
- - VCT PROV. NO. 01324
- - Member of the APS College of Forensic Psychologists
- - Full registration through AHPRA
(No. PSY0001107606) with endorsement
- - Member of Australian Psychological Society (No. 025713)
- - Alison Has another skill.
Self-employed Consultant Psychologist (Part-Time)
Assessments Australia; Family and Community Services
(formally known as DoCS); Legal Aid; Department of Juvenile Justice; NSW Probation and Parole Services; Criminal (Specialist)
Lawyers; Children’s Court Clinic; Immigration.
Sydney Psychology - Consultant Psychologist (Part-Time)
Victims Compensation Tribunal; Veolia Australia; Insurance Companies under Workers Compensation and local General Practitioners, under Medicare.
a) Provide therapy to individuals with a diverse range
of psychopathology including WorkCover individuals,
Victims of Crime, marriage counselling, drug and alcohol issues
(including Substance Abuse/Dependence Disorder), depression
and other mood disorders, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and other
anxiety disorders (i.e. OCD, GAD, Phobias), Anger Management, Personality Disorders and other personal/work related matters;
b) Provide psychological reports to a variety of audiences,
including case formulations to Insurance Companies managing Return to Work Programs, Presentencing (forensic) court reports, Restoration, Foster Care Reviews and Relative Kinship Assessments for the Children’s court, Family Law Court
reports, Immigration reports, as well as Mental Health
Care Initial and progress reports to GPs.
Pinnacle Rehab - Manager of Psych Services (Part-Time)Oct 2008 - Jan 2012
New South Wales Police -Apr 2008 - Oct 2008
Human Factors (HF) Manager/Psychologist (HR)
Department of Community Services (DoCS) -Jul 2006 - Apr 2008
Department of Community Services (DoCS) - Mar 2002 - Apr 2006
Child Protection Caseworker
Peter J Allen & Associates
Consulting & Clinical Psychologists - PA/Clerical
Stephen Woods and Associates - Intern Forensic PsychologistFeb 2008 - July 2008
Van Houten Solicitors Barristers Notaries Pty Ltd - Work ExperienceMar 2007 - Nov 2007
Anthony Sciberras and Associates - Intern Forensic Psychologist
Seminars Attended & Certificates Obtained
DSM-5 Preview of Whats Coming, Proposed Changes,
& how they’ll impact practice (TATRA)2013
Mental Health Professionals in Court (Pearson Academy)2013
Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)2013
Mediation in the Workplace (APS)2012
Criminal Assessments (APS Clinical College)2012
Supervision for Registration (Psychology Board of Australia)2011
Psychopathy – What it is, what it matters & how to recognise 2011
it (APS Forensic College)
Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI) Advanced Workshop2011
Relationship Therapy with Difficult Couples2011
Hays Job Evaluation Methodology and Staff Selection Techniques2010
Project Management: Essentials2010
WorkCover Workshop for Psychologists (Provider No. 4291671W)2010
Assessing violent offenders using case formulation 2009
& Offence Paralleling Behaviour (OPB)
Certificate IV in Training & Assessment2009
Human Factors for Transport Safety Investigators2008
Effective Assessment with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse 2008
(CALD) clients training
Personal Planning and Review (PPR) for Supervisors: making it work2007
Motivational Interviewing Relapse Prevention 2007
Dual Diagnosis for Psychologists
Eliciting information in cases of alleged sexual abuse2007
Risk Assessment in the forensic environment2007
Decision making and risk assessment in care and protection2006
Child Protection Training2006
Psychopharmacology of Prescription Drugs of Abuse
Australian Aviation Psychology Association Symposium
Presented on the Human Factor Issues within the NSWPF.
Advancing Forensic Psychology Conference -
APS College of Forensic Psychologists
Presented on the Psychological Barriers to Seeking Professional Psychological Help of NSW Police Officers.
Nepean Community Evening College
Delivery of a child care worker module on childhood attachment styles.