Alana Kirkham

Alana (she/her) (nee Kohn) is a warm and engaging Psychologist and Accredited EMDR Practitioner with extensive experience in the mental health and alcohol and drug services space. Her skills have been honed over more than ten years in hospital and community settings in both Sydney and Melbourne. She takes a strengths-based, collaborative approach to care providing support and strategies to help her clients tackle life’s challenges. She has a keen interest in the treatment of PTSD and complex trauma (inc. dissociation); as well as psychosis, anxiety, depression and substance use issues. She is an experienced EMDR therapist and draws on other treatment approaches such as mindfulness, motivational interviewing and acceptance & commitment therapy (ACT). When Alana isn’t working, she enjoys practicing yoga, riding her motorbike, hiking in nature, exploring new places and spending time with family and friends.

Qualifications and Professional Associations:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology (Macquarie University)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Psych) (Monash University)
  • Member of the Australian Association of Psychologists Inc
  • Member of the EMDR Association of Australia – Accredited EMDR Practitioner

Alana sees clients on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays by telehealth.