Melissa has worked across the lifespan supporting individuals, couples, and families. She has extensive experience within the mining sector, providing therapy, critical incident support, organisational psychology advice and mental health education, as the residential Psychologist for the largest mining company in Western Australia.
Melissa has also assisted individuals in the vocational rehabilitation and workers compensation system and earlier in her career supported people with disabilities and their families.
Melissa is passionate about enabling clients to gain awareness, understanding and /or the tools to be able to move through life’s intricate problems. Melissa also values treatment that is holistic, individualised and collaborative in nature.
Melissa’s therapy techniques include:
- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
- Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR)
- Gottman Method Couples Therapy
- Psychodynamic principles
Melissa’s areas of interest and experience include:
- Depression and mood related concerns
- Stress and burnout
- Interpersonal difficulties, including issues relating to self- esteem
- Workplace challenges
- Grief & Loss
- Perinatal Mental Health (Pregnancy, postpartum and early years parenting)
Melissa runs her own independent practice and engages Clear Health Psychology to provide administrative and other business services to enable her to provide assessment and treatment to her clients.
Appointment duration: 51 minutes
Individuals: $210.00 per appointment
Medicare rebate is available with a Mental Health Care Plan for individual appointments.
Cancellation Policy: Appointments are precious and we appreciate you giving at least 24 hours notice if you can not attend. For cancellations under 24 hours, 50% of the session rate will apply with no Medicare rebate.
Please note: Melissa does not accept bookings for clients under the age of 18, couples or family sessions.