Alison Dillon holds a Bachelor of Business and Law degree from University College Dublin, a postgraduate degree in Psychology and a Master’s of Science degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis both from TCD.

She has had a number of journal articles published and has delivered conference presentations in the field of psychology, with a particular interest in autism and associated issues.

In addition to her lecturing work at City Colleges, Alison works as a psychologist and has a wide range of clinical and research experience: from working with challenging teenage behaviours to assist adults with psychological issues and administering psychological assessments.

She was awarded a full scholarship to the Morningside Academy in the US where she was trained in the Morningside Model of Generative Instruction, a research-based, empirically validated educational model for behaviour analysts.