Marion Road Psychology, at 673 Marion Road, Ascot Park, is a dedicated psychology service on Marion Road at Ascot Park. There are a number of Clinical and General Psychologists, as well as an Educational and Developmental Psychologist practicing from these rooms:

Dr Alicia Ellis, Clinical Psychologist, has extensive experience in treating anxiety disorders, including PTSD, in adults and adolescents. Her training in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy is used in the treatment of anxiety disorders, depression, anger management, obesity and disordered eating, relationship concerns, study and educational issues, as well as performance enhancement and behaviour management. She also works with parents to assist with behaviour management techniques, and has a keen interest in interpersonal relationships and couples counseling. Dr Ellis had published a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals on the subjects of bullying and PTSD/trauma. Dr Ellis has experience in community mental health, offender treatment and rehabilitation, and child protection, and, having worked in public service, has been working in private practice since 2008, seeing a wide variety of people with a number of difficulties. Dr Ellis sees people who are referred under ReturntoWorkSA and Motor Accident Commission, as well as emergency services personnel. Dr Ellis is also an approved Australian Defence Force personnel provider. She is a current member and past President of the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy, and held office on the committee of the South Australian Branch of the Australian Psychological Society. She is also a member of both the Australian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, and the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society.

In addition to having a passionate interest in providing therapeutic services, Dr Ellis is also registered with the Psychology Board of Australia to provide Supervision for Provisional Psychologists leading to registration, and those undertaking a Registrar Programme to gain endorsement as a Clinical Psychologist.


Ms Diana Reilly is a Clinical Psychologist, and Educational and Developmental Psychologist with particular interest in treating children and adolescents with depression, anxiety and behavioural problems. Ms Reilly is a registered provider with NDIS to provide support for psychological, emotional or behavioural difficulties including cognitive therapy and development of life skills. Ms Reilly has undergone training in the assessment and treatment of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, and has particular expertise in assisting parents of children with an autism spectrum disorder with parenting strategies and behavioural and educational concerns. Ms Reilly has also worked with young people in schools, assisting them with social difficulties, depression and anxiety, as well as educational concerns. She also assists young persons from a number of local Boarding Schools manage a life away from home and family.

Ms Marni Ahmer is a Clinical Psychologist with extensive experience working with people experiencing insomnia and other sleep disorders. Ms Ahmer also has experience working with children and families who are experiencing separation and parenting concerns, and has a keen interest in working with clients of all ages who experience depression and anxiety. In her private practice, Ms Ahmer has a number of clients who have experienced significant trauma in their lives, and works with them to address the impact of past trauma on current situations. Ms Ahmer has a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology, and is a member of the Clinical College of the Australian Psychological Society.