is a qualified Pre School Mothercraft Nurse and Early Parenting Practitioner, registered with the NMBA and a member of the International Nurses Association, who has gathered a wealth of experience working with young families in a variety of settings. She has worked in private homes, childcare centres as coordinator, assistant director and administration manager. Also her career includes working in child protection, kindergartens , occasional care, school programmes and phone help lines. She has extensive experience working in residential early parenting centres assisting clients as an Early Parenting Practitioner with sleep, feeding, behavioural and attachment issues. She facilitates regular Circle of Security Parenting Programmes throughout the year.
She is the mother of two.
Her passion is to help and support parents to decrease their stress and exhaustion at such an important time of their lives by fostering positive and secure attachments with their children and to normalise their experiences.
Alison is a Registered Circle of Security Parenting Programme Educator, trained in the Solihull Approach, Family Partnership Model, ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy...general & perinatal specific) and Mindfulness Therapy, Small Talk Programme, Keys to Caregiving, Possums Education and Conversational Hypnosis.