Special Interests

Valli has a particular interest in child behaviour and mental health, perinatal mental health, and families in which one or more parents are experiencing mental illness. Valli is also an experienced Hypnobirthing Practitioner and doula, and is passionate about the critical importance of the mother-infant attachment in protecting the long-term mental health of both mother and child.


  • MA Clinical Psychology
  • PGDip Psychology
  • BA Psychology

Valli JOnes – Child Psychologist

Valli offers psychological assessment and treatment to children, adolescents, adults, and families. Working from a holistic, person-centred perspective, Valli uses evidenced-based methods to address a range of common behavioural and mental health concerns. Valli’s intent is to provide therapy in which clients feel safe and empowered, and where the interconnectedness of mental, emotional, physical, social, and spiritual aspects of the individual are acknowledged. She is trained across a range of treatment modalities including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Gottman Therapy, and Emotional Freedom Technique. Valli is registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, and is a member of the Australian Psychological Society.

Valli offers comprehensive assessment for all common childhood mental health concerns, including:

  • Intellectual Disability
  • Specific Learning Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Disruptive Behaviour Disorders