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Alessia Mattia

Bachelor of Psychology - Deakin University Master of Counselling - Monash University


Alessia is a registered Psychologist and has experience in conducting forensic risk assessments and providing individual and group psychological interventions in forensic and clinical settings. Alessia has worked in prison-settings in the past as well as private practice, and has received offence-specific training which allowed her to facilitate offending behaviour programs (OBP) including violent and sexual offending, and offences involving alcohol and other drugs (AOD). In addition, Alessia’s experiences in providing treatment has extended to include working individually with offenders with a history of violence, problem behaviours, personality disorders, sexual offences, and suicidal and self-harm behaviours, largely working with those on involuntary treatment or correctional orders. Alessia also has experience in the administration, scoring, and interpretation of several psychological tools and risk assessments, as well as in report writing for both forensic risk assessments and psychological interventions. Alessia has provided crisis intervention and critical incident response in custody, as well as individual psychological intervention to clients both in and out-of-custody. Alessia is available for forensic treatment with individuals who are at risk or involved in the criminal justice system, as well as supporting clients with stress and mental health relating to other legal matters including Family Court proceedings, a history of institutional abuse, or immigration issues (such as deportation). She is registered with the Psychology Board of Australia and is a member of the Australian Association of Psychologists Inc (AAPI). 

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