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Mr Alan Crockford

Mr Alan Crockford

Mobile 0408 006 245
Psychologist, Counsellor

Family Conflict Management Counselling

Mobile 0408 006 245

I am currently winding back my practice, but continuing to work with the most in need clients. I specialise in treating men that were sexually abused in childhood as well as dual diagnosis patients with psychological and substance abuse problems. As a rule treatment is provided free of charge through bulk billing Medicare for all patients and many are also eligible for counselling funded by Victim Services NSW as abuse and trauma victims.

PHONEPRACTICE LOCATIONS

  • Ribbonwood Centre, 93-109 Princes Highway, Dapto, NSW 2530 0408 006 245 PHONE 0408 006 245

Services

  • Counselling, Family Therapy, Group Therapy 
  • The practice specialises in providing affordable services and bulk bills patients referred under mental health care plans. We also specialise in the treatment of individuals that have post traumatic stress disorder and substance abuse problems as an after care program after discharge from residential rehab services or as an alternative to residential rehab services.

    Areas of Special Interest

  • Alcohol / Drug Dependency, Anger Related Issues, Anxiety / Panic Attacks, Conflict Resolution, Custody and Access, Depression, Divorce / Separation, Dual diagnosis, Grief / Bereavement, Mediation, Men's Issues, PTSD, Relationship Issues, Suicidal Feelings, Trauma Recovery, Violence  
  • MODALITIES / Approach

    CBT, EMDR, Marriage and Family, Mindfulness, Narrative Therapy, Systems Theory

    Systemic family system approaches and truma informed treatment using EMDR and related truma informed treatment modalities.

    ACCREDITATIONS

    • BA
    • Grad Diploma Counselling
    • MSc (Hons)

    Quality Provision

    I seek to provide quality and affordable counselling for adults, couples and families.
    I am a fully qualified Psychologist registered to practice in NSW.

    Background

    Over 45 years in the helping profession, in private practice for the past 14 years following a long career in the helping profession in the public and private sevtors including 15 years in the juvenile justice and child welfare sector and 14 years as a Family Court counsellor. I've had extensive experience working with couples in crisis, families with very complex needs, street kids, juvenile offenders, and adult offenders.

    Appointments

    Monday 9am to 5 pm at the Ribbonwood Centre 93-109 Princes Highway Dapto
    Tuesday to Thursday home visiting throughout the illawarra Region

    Transport and Parking

    Ribbonwood Centre Dapto 2 large car parking areas.

    Fees

    $100 per hour negotiable for low income individuals but prefer to bulk bill or have counselling funded by Victim Services.

    Payment Options

    Cheque, Cash



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    Alan Crockford

    Psychologist, Counsellor

    In the twilight of my career I am seeking to work on a part time basis and currently work out of a community centre in Dapto and do a lot of home visiting of marginalised and traumatised clients. Some have been clients for many years. I will accept some new referrals especially through victims services NSW. My main focus is on developing greater expertise in trauma informed treatment with complex trauma clients with a special interest in adult males recovering from childhood sexual abuse....

    • Dapto
    • CBT, EMDR, Marriage and Family, Mindfulness, Narrative Therapy, Systems Theory