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Mental Health Practitioner-
Qualifications, Experience, Projects 

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  • Parental Alienation.

  • Adult children of Parental Alienation

  • Parental Alienation Researcher

  • Severe and Persistent mental Illness

  • Trauma and PTSD

  • Family and Domestic Violence (Men and women)

  • Disabilities and sex education for people w a disability

  • First responder trauma counselling (SES, fire, police, ambulance officer's).


  • Alcohol Use

  • Anger Management

  • Anxiety

  • Asperger's Syndrome

  • Autism

  • Bereavement

  • Bipolar Disorder

  • Borderline Personality

  • Career Guidance

  • Chronic Impulsivity

  • Chronic Pain

  • Codependency

  • Coping Skills

  • Depression

  • Developmental Disorders

  • Divorce

  • Domestic Abuse

  • Dual Diagnosis

  • Eating Disorders

  • Emotional Disturbance

  • Family Conflict

  • Hoarding

  • Infidelity

  • Intellectual Disability

  • Internet Addiction

  • Learning Disabilities

  • Life Coaching

  • Life Transitions

  • Marital and Premarital

  • Men's Issues

  • Narcissistic Personality

  • Obesity

  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)

  • Parenting

  • Peer Relationships

  • Relationship Issues

  • School Issues

  • Self Esteem

  • Self-Harming

  • Sex Therapy

  • Sexual Abuse

  • Sexual Addiction

  • Sleep or Insomnia

  • Stress

  • Suicidal Ideation

  • Teen Violence

  • Transgender

  • Weight Loss

  • Women's Issues

Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders

  • Impulse Control Disorders

  • Mood Disorders

  • Personality Disorders

  • Psychosis

  • Thinking Disorders

  • Bisexual

  • Gay

  • Lesbian


A personal message from Dr Alyse:


Hello, and welcome to my profile page. I am a professional Clinical Psychotherapist with a PhD in adult-child psychological abuse (parental alienation) and a Master’s degree in Psychotherapy, Psychology and Counselling, and have worked in the field of disability and mental health for 38 years.

I studied for my PhD at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC), and my research work is about designing a new treatment protocol for adult survivors of severe level Parental Alienation.


I believe passionately in equal rights and a world without discrimination.

I advocate on behalf of people living with a mental health issue and/or disability to ensure that they are included and supported within their workplaces, with their own personal choices, and in all other areas in our community. My life goal is to see everyone live without discrimination, no matter what abilities they have or don't have. We are all walking this journey together and need to support each other. Inclusivity, self-worth, self-esteem, dignity, protection of rights, personal freedom and growth are all basic human rights to which we are all entitled, no matter what we are experiencing.

I look forward to meeting you soon,


Warmest regards, Dr Alyse

About The Therapist 


Dr Price-Tobler is the founder and CEO of Bowral Road Counselling and Psychotherapy Center and Retreat in the beautiful Southern Highlands of NSW, Australia. 

Dr Price-Tobler has a second private practice at Torrens University in Pyrmont, Sydney, NSW.

Dr Price-Tobler is a fully qualified, professionally trained Clinical Psychotherapist and Counsellor with 38 years of experience in the field of disabilities and specialist mental health within the community, and works as a crisis counsellor for numerous EAP providers.

Dr Price-Tobler previously taught the final year Master's of Psychotherapy students at Torrens University in Pyrmont, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Please see the 'specialties' list under the photo on the left-hand side of this page.


Specialty Counselling Areas:


Parental Alienation, & in particular, counselling adult children of P.A.

Research into treatment protocols for Parental Alienation regarding adult children of severe P.A.


Severe and persistent mental illness,

People living with disabilities/special needs and special needs, including sexual education,

Family and domestic violence.

Emergency first responders (SES, fire, police, ambulance officers).


Emergency Crisis Counselling:

Dr Price-Tobler is available for crisis/emergency counselling at her private practice, at the place where the incident has taken place, or over Skype during business hours and outside of business hours when available.


Therapist Qualifications  


PhD from USC

Dr Price-Tobler holds a PhD in adult child survivors of psychological abuse and the mental health practitioners who work with them. This degree was obtained through the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC), Qld, parental alienation laboratory.


Master's Degree Thesis

She also holds a Master's Degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy and is a registered clinical member of PACFA Australia and the American Psychological Association (APA). Dr Price-Tobler's master's thesis data collection was performed in Sydney, Australia, with women who were homeless and living with a mental illness and or a disability. Extensive research measuring 'stigma from the general public toward these vulnerable women was conducted by Dr Price-Tobler.

Research participants were all from The Exodus Foundation in Ashfield, NSW, Australia, and were experiencing primary homelessness (sleeping rough on the street).

Therapist Experience

Dr Price-Tobler has an extensive 30+ year professional career in the areas of disability and mental health on the front line in both Victoria (Dandenong Ranges Shire) and NSW, in Sydney city, and southern and western suburbs.


Dr Price-Tobler has worked as a professional counsellor, psychotherapist, front-line crisis worker/case manager, community care worker, disability employment support specialist and Western Sydney DES Area Manager for the SFNSW (also known as 'One Door').

Wingecarribee State Emergency Service,

Dr Price-Tobler has been an active frontline member of the New South Wales State Emergency Service, on and off for the past 25 years, and counsels emergency services volunteers. She has also taught rescue and been a member of the road crash rescue teams, rescue from depths and heights, and bush rescue. 

NSW SES is an agency of the Government of New South Wales, providing emergency and rescue services dedicated to assisting the community in times of natural and man-made disasters.

The NSW SES is made up almost entirely of volunteer members, numbering over 9,000 in 2020.



Certificate of Honor

Dr Price-Tobler was awarded a 'certificate of honor' by the Governor-General of NSW for her part with the Wollondilly SES Unit in the long and arduous Thredbo Landslide Rescue.

The Thredbo landslide was a catastrophic landslide that occurred at the village and ski resort of Thredbo, New South Wales, Australia, on 30 July 1997. Two ski lodges were destroyed, and 18 people died.

Certificate of Commendation

Dr Price-Tobler also received a 'certificate of commendation' for achieving the highest rescue exam score in the NSW SES by the State Rescue Board of NSW.

Award for University Student Volunteer 2023

In 2023, Dr Price-Tobler was awarded the USC Student Volunteer of the Year award for her contribution to leading the university 'Write Clubs' during 2021-2023.

International and National speaking Engagements at Conferences and Events

Dr Price-Tobler has presented at the National Suicide Prevention Conference in Melbourne, Victoria, the Vision2020 Conference in Sydney and The Virtual Guardians and Gatekeepers Conference based in Florida, America.

Dr Price-Tobler speaks about the SEMPI Social Communication Model, Parental Alienation, and topics on the psychology of interest to particular audiences. 


Dr Price-Tobler is also available to speak with Dawn McCarty about their experience as adult survivors of parental Alienation over Zoom across the world.

Please go to

to message either Dawn or Dr Alyse to book.

Current Projects

Humanly Possible Channel on Facebook

Dr Price-Tobler is a co-host with Dawn Endria McCarty (in Florida, America)

The 'Humanly Possible Channels' mission is to encourage and support people who are often working steadily and quietly on their own altruistic community projects, as well as showcasing people who are advocating on behalf of those without a voice (especially children), or people wanting to tell their stories of hope and resilience, with the ambition of inspiring others.


Dawn and Dr Alyse also interview adult children of divorce and separation, as well as adult children who have also experienced Parental Alienation on top of their parent's divorce/separation, to shine a light on the voice of the adult child and to let people hear exactly what growing up as a child whose parents have divorced/separated is truly like, 


Dawn and Dr Alyse interview people who have altruistic, empowering, pay-it-forward views toward helping our communities and who are also very clear about their own life purpose and mission.

People working toward shining a light on the voice of the children are also highly regarded.


There are many people with these qualities out there, and the 'Humanly Possible Channel' wants to show everyone what others are doing to change our world for the better!


Dawn and Dr Alyse hope to weave together a new community of warriors using positive messages and non-violent communication styles to teach hope, happiness, love, healing, and resilience to those longing for this type of inspiration.


Dawn and Dr Alyse would love to introduce you to some of the inspirational people we interviewed at our Humanly Possible Channel on Facebook!


Parental Alienation International Platforms:


Dawn and Dr Alyse are both adult children of Severe Parental Alienation, and they stand on the P. A platforms on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram to give a voice to the children who are experiencing divorce and/or separation of their parents.

Dawn and Dr Alyse are the combined voice of the child in years to come, and we invite all grandparents, siblings, cousins, and anyone else exposed to Parental Alienation to speak up on this platform, so we can raise awareness and protect our children.


​Dawn and Dr Alyse are the combined voice of the child in years to come, and we invite all grandparents, siblings, cousins, and anyone else exposed to Parental Alienation to speak up on this platform so we can raise awareness and protect our children.


NOTE: We are not attorneys, so if you have questions regarding your case, please speak to an attorney or reach out to the various parental alienation support groups.


Free Resources:


The FREE SEMPI Social Communication Model


Dr Price-Tobler is the author and creator of

'The SEMPI Model of Communication ©".


The Australian-designed SEMPI Social Communication Model teaches and empowers any community member (child or adult) from any social class how to have a deeper level of conversation, if you ask someone, ‘Are you OK?’ and they say "No".

SEMPI teaches the next step to the 'Are you OK?' question,
if this question feels too hard to sit with, seems confusing,
or just doesn't feel right for the person saying 'No.' 

The 'SEMPI© Model' is written for everyone, no matter what your disability, mental health challenge, occupation, or religion.


'SEMPI' is written to help your community, and the children's and community version is FREE! You can use 'SEMPI' one on one or in a group today. 


The SEMPI Model is currently being taught in over 20 countries around the world!


Join us today in our CALL TO ACTION, and change the world by learning how to be a #SEMPIfirstresponder and HELP YOUR COMMUNITY NOW! #howsyoursempi #sempi 


To download your free community and/or children's model, please SIGN UP to our community by selecting the login button at the top of any SEMPI web page, and a link will be sent to you.
SEMPI Happiness and Friendship Group
Dr Price-Tobler is the founder and mentor for the SEMPI Happiness and Friendship group.
This group is for members who are living with mental health challenges, feel isolated, and would like to meet new people and have some fun!
This group is member-run, and they decide as a group what they would like to do and when.
There is no staff, and this group is not a dating group.
If you would like to join us or start your own group, go to


FREE 'STILL Digital Recording.'

Dr Price-Tobler is the author and featured speaker in the digital recording series known as "STILL ©' 'How to settle your anxious thoughts and learn to be still' in collaboration with world-renowned musician, teacher and author Tania Rose.

You can download a free copy of this album from Bandcamp at

Damo's Law

Dr Price-Tobler has teamed up to help and mentor Tessa Sarich with her project and petition named "Damo's Law.'

Damos Law is named after Tessa's brother Damien, who lived with paranoid schizophrenia and died by suicide on December 5th,2016. 

Damo's Law is a law that we are trying to get passed at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, via petition, that will allow anyone who is feeling at imminent risk of suicide the chance to get a second opinion if they feel that mental health professionals or services are not listening to them.

Damo's Law project helpers speak to people who need someone to speak to and utilise the SEMPI Social Communication Model to help when people are not feeling O.K, both over the phone and in meetings on Facebook and Instagram.

To sign the petition, please go to   

Or to see more social media posts, please go to

Equine Therapy

Dr Price-Tobler studies and practices Equine Therapy and is a

level 2 'Parelli Natural Horsemanship' student. as well as a member and previous rehabilitation horse trainer for Horse Rescue Australia.


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