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1300 914 318





Child Aware is located in Carina and Strathpine. Child Aware offers a high standard of professional service, qualified and trusted staff and convenient opening hours.




Opening Hours - Carina

Monday 11am–7pm
Tuesday 10am – 7pm
Wednesday 11am–7pm
Thursday 11am–7pm
Friday 8am – 5pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed


Opening Hours - Strathpine

Monday 10am-6pm
Tuesday 10am-6pm
Wednesday 9am–5pm
Thursday 11am–7pm
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Vanessa Allen 


BA (Psych) (Hons), M Applied Psych (Counselling), MAPS 

Psychologist and Board Approved Supervisor


Vanessa is a registered Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia, a Full Member of the Australian Psychological Society and a Board Approved Supervisor. With over 10 year’s experience, working with children and parents, adolescents, adults, couples and families in a range of areas, including but not limited to;  
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • crisis/trauma
  • cancer care
  • confidence/self-esteem and adjustment difficulties
  • social and behavioural management
  • suicidal ideation and self harming behvaiours
  • parenting skills
  • improving general health and wellbeing, work/life balance
  • family counselling
  • relationship counselling
Vanessa is passionate about providing supervision and development opportunities for psychologists, and provides supervision to provisional psychologists spanning the entire Country, to gain full registration. Vanessa also has a background in working with veterans, long term unemployed and disability, employee assistance programs and work rehabilitation.
Vanessa is part-time at Child Aware and Provisional Psychologist Hub available on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from our Strathpine Office.