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
- - 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)Consultant to: 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)Consultant to: Victims Compensation Tribunal; Veolia Australia; Insurance Companies under Workers Compensation and local General Practitioners, under Medicare. Current Responsibilities: 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 - Human Factors (HF) Manager/Psychologist (HR)Apr 2008 - Oct 2008
Department of Community Services (DoCS) - A/Team LeaderJul 2006 - Apr 2008
Department of Community Services (DoCS) - Child Protection CaseworkerMar 2002 - Apr 2006
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
Adult Asperger Assessment (AAA)
Paedophiles, Hebephiles, and Situational Offenders: Differentiating Child Sexual Abusers
SIRA Registration (Provider Number: 9411)
Treating Trauma Master Series
NMT for OOHC
Children’s Mental Health Service Professional Development Training (ATAPs)
Corrective Services Offender Programs (2018)
EMDR Step by Step 2018
Certificate Program in Trauma Studies – the Trauma Center at JRI
Master Class for Supervisors providing Registration
Neuroscience for clinicians Advanced Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Practical Interventions for Adult and Child ADHD
Schema Therapy For GAD, Depression and Eating Disorders
Healing the Angry Brain
Best Evidence Based Techniques for Emotion Regulation
Dialectal Behavioural Therapy (DBT)
DSM-5 Preview of Whats Coming, Proposed Changes,
& how they’ll impact practice (TATRA)
Mental Health Professionals in Court (Pearson Academy)
Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Mediation in the Workplace (APS)
Criminal Assessments (APS Clinical College)
Supervision for Registration (Psychology Board of Australia)
Psychopathy – What it is, what it matters & how to recognise it (APS Forensic College)
Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI) Advanced Workshop
Relationship Therapy with Difficult Couples
Hays Job Evaluation Methodology and Staff Selection Techniques
Project Management: Essentials
WorkCover Workshop for Psychologists (Provider No. 4291671W)
Assessing violent offenders using case formulation & Offence Paralleling Behaviour (OPB)
Certificate IV in Training & Assessment
Human Factors for Transport Safety Investigators
Effective Assessment with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) clients training
Personal Planning and Review (PPR) for Supervisors: making it work
Motivational Interviewing Relapse Prevention Dual Diagnosis for Psychologists
Eliciting information in cases of alleged sexual abuse
Risk Assessment in the forensic environment
Decision making and risk assessment in care and protection
Child Protection Training
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.