Email: alex.thorpe@connectpsych.com.au

Please contact our Admin Team for any inquiries for new clients or booking appointments: reception@connectpsych.com.au or phone 8357 0043  

Psychologist (Provisional)

Alex is currently finalising his training as a Provisional Psychologist and is approaching his full registration closely supported by Jenni Pearce and other members of the Connect team. Prior to working at Connect for the past 2 years, Alex worked for  3 years at a youth mental health organisation, batyr, and volunteered at Headspace.

Alex supports children and adolescents with their life skills, relationships, behaviour and mental health. He is committed to building on his experience and knowledge to provide the best possible outcomes for his clients working towards life goals.  Alex is a great communicator, energetic and optimistic. He is sensitive to the needs of young people experiencing life challenges,  including  the transition from school to post school pathways. 

Alex has a background of playing elite sports and exploring the outdoors.  He enjoys working with children and young people around their health and activity goals as well as building outdoor activities into therapy. He is also a keen video game player and is excited to be looking at the ways that, with a balanced approach, gaming can be a positive component of everyday life and therapy support, as well as helping young people to develop safe and healthy online interactions.

Alex is part of the In-School Intervention team, regularly providing support to clients in their natural social environment of school and home, as well as seeing clients in the office.

Alex enjoys working with children and teenagers with a range of challenges and focusing on their strengths: 

  • Emotional regulation
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Challenging behaviours at both home and school
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Social relationships
  • Resilience and well being