Alison worked for the NHS for 15 years, specialising in working with children and young people with physical health difficulties including epilepsy, diabetes, childhood obesity, cancer etc. She continues to practice as a therapist privately, predominantly, though now exclusively with children and adolescents.
Alison was a senior manager at both Newcastle University and Trinity College Dublin. As Director of Services at Dublin she was responsible for the effective and efficient running of a Health Centre, a Nursery, Disability Services, Counselling and Mentoring services, Academic Registry and Trinity Sport centre.
Now self-employed Alison provides training across the country. Whether it is on the Motivational Interviewing day or the Mental health day, Alison brings knowledge, experience and a sense of fun to her training.