Alana Roy, PhD, Psychologist, MHSW

Psychologist, Mental Health Social Worker

Specialties: Sexual abuse, DID and dissociation, disabilities, children, youth and adults, Deaf, psychedelic integration

Services Offered: Therapy, courses, integration support, mentoring, supervision, student placements, academic study groups, individual, group, couples, psychedelic integration (individuals), psychedelic integration (groups), harm reduction therapy (groups), pre- and post-ritual counseling, trauma-focused psychotherapy, substance use disorder counseling, treatment planning, mind-body therapy, relational and family therapy, child therapy, mindfulness training, research consultation (psychedelics), dieta counseling

Sessions: Telehealth & In-Person (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)

Website: www.mindmedicineaustralia.org

Biography

Dr Alana Roy is a psychologist, social worker and therapist and has spent the last 13 years working in mental health, suicide prevention, trauma, sexual abuse and family violence and the disability sector. Alana has worked with borderline personality and dissociative identity disorder in various roles in the community such as; Rape Crisis Centers with victims of ritual abuse, childhood and adult sexual assault, supporting women in the sex industry, survivors of human trafficking and now as a psychedelic integration specialist. Alana focuses on harm minimisation, community and connection.

She is dedicated to psychedelic assisted psychotherapy and plant medicines. She has engaged with,and provides integration therapeutic support services for communities across Australia. Alana works at several universities as a Research Fellow and supervisor of students on placement. Alana passionately advocates for public policy, community education and legislative changes so that these treatments are regulated and supported by a strong, connected and skilled sector. In Alana’s spare time she is kept busy by her young sons, her love of travelling the world, and connecting with the diverse and creative medicine community.

 

How I work with clients

Alana utilizes a range of therapies such as emotion focused therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), cognitive-behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and mindfulness and meditation approaches. Alana has lived experience with a range of medicines and integrates scientific knowledge, clinical experience, spiritual and philosophical perspectives to meet her client at their unique situation.

Education

PhD (Melbourne University)
Degrees in Psychology and Social Work (Deakin University)

Licenses

Psychologist (PSY0001883721 Australia)

Trainings

EMDR, emotion focused therapy, NLP, mindfulness meditation teacher

Languages

English, Auslan Sign Language

Online Sessions

Yes

Location Online, Telehealth, Australia, Victoria, Melbourne

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