Dr Allison Cox is the Director of the Berry Street Take Two program which provides therapeutic services to children impacted by child abuse, neglect, family violence and other adverse experiences.   It includes the Victorian-wide therapeutic service for children in the child protection system, providing clinical assessments and evidence-based interventions, specialist therapeutic support for parents, carers and other agencies as well as research and training activities.

Allison has more than 30 years’ experience in child and adolescent mental health and is a keen advocate for improving the service responses for the more vulnerable children, young people and families in our community.