Ally Moloney is a registered clinical psychologist with experience in the provision of trauma-informed psychological services to children, adolescents and adults across a range of contexts, including forensic, private, government and not-for-profit.
Within these settings Ally has provided psychological assessment and treatment for forensic clients and departments; victim/survivors of sexual trauma; emergency services personnel; and clients referred by the Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal. Ally has also worked with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, young people and families within the out-of-home-care sector, providing behavioural support and attachment intervention. In addition to her private practice work, Ally provides specialist clinical assessment and expert evidence on behalf of the Children's Court Clinic for the Children's Court of Victoria in Family Division (Child Protection) matters. Ally is a warm, empathic and attuned therapist who is passionate about providing a safe and empowering space for people to share, process and heal. Ally believes that her clients are the experts in their own lifes, and views symptoms as adaptive rather than pathological. Ally's clinical practice is grounded in evidence-based theories and modalities, including Attachment Theory, Cognitive and Behavioural Theories, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Polyvagal Theory, Internal Family Systems Therapy, Emotion-Focused Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Compassion-Focused Therapy and Mindfulness. Ally offers clinical treatment services for individuals aged 16 years and over experiencing a range of issues, including: adjustment-related concerns, addiction, attachment difficulties, anxiety-related concerns, body-image issues, complex/developmental trauma, post-traumatic stress, vicarious trauma, depressive symptoms, emotion regulation concerns, family violence, self-harm, sexual assault and work-related stress.