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CREDENTIALS

Alana (She/They)

It is important to know where your support person has received their training and ensure your care is in the hands of someone who has the educational background and experience to meet your needs. Please see below for my credentials and ongoing professional development to further my education (listed from most recent).

Accreditation Memberships

 

  • PACFA

  • SAS (Society of Australian Sexologists)

EDUCATION 

Year Completed

2022

Diploma: Advanced Clinical Training of Contemporary Gestalt and Psychotherapy, NSW (AUS)

2020

Master of Sexology: Curtin University, WA (AUS)

My Dissertation Research: "Exploring the Lived Experience of Men with Delayed Ejaculation Disorder"

2018

200h Yoga Teacher Training

300h Adv. Yoga Teacher Training

Adv. Diploma in Ayurveda

2016

Thai Massage and Marma Point Therapy Cert.

2015

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology (high honours): University of Florida (USA)

Bachelor of Arts in Dance (honours): University of Florida (USA)

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Year Completed

2024​

  • PACFA - Sladjana Djordjevic: Cultivating self-regulation through somatic practice

2023​

  • SAS - Toya Ricci: Decolonising Societal Sexual Expectations

  • PACFA - Relationship Institute Australasia: Gottman Level 2 Training

  • PACFA - Relationship Institute Australasia: Gottman Level 1 Training

  • SAS – SECCA: Sexuality and Disability. SECCA App Training

  • PACFA – Kit Kline: Nature Based Therapy - Winter Gathering

  • Karen Triggs & SAS NSW: ADHD and Sexuality

2022

  • Sessions Live with Esther Perel

  • SIPS: Sexology in Practice Symposium 2022

  • International Childhood Trauma Conference - Melbourne

  • Tanya Koens: Navigating Intimate Pain: When Sex Hurts

  • Emma Stewart: Genito Pelvic Pain/Penetration Disorder (GPPPD)

  • Tanya Koens: Desire Discrepancy: Libido & Sexual Expectations

  • SECCA: Sexual Aids and Disability

2021

  • Patricia Rich: IFS Self Led Sexuality

  • Guest Speaker on Cairns FM 89.1 with Ella Shannon Evolution of Intimacy

  • Dr Stephanie Azri: Couples Therapy & Sexology

  • Institute of Somatic Sexology: Touch Ambassador- how to teach touch online

2020

  • DV Alert: Multicultural Workshop

  • Diversity Focus Internship: developing an e-learning for allied healthcare providers to offer a more effective and culturally responsive practice regarding FDV (Family and Domestic Violence), AOD and Mental Health

  • Dr. Barry McCarthy: Enhancing Couple’s Intimacy After Infidelity

  • Betty Martin: The Wheel of Consent

2019

  • Dr Sandra Pertot: Mismatched Libido

  • TEDx Perth: Love, Sex and Relationships

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