Melissa has a wealth of experience in supporting children, adolescents and adults on their journey to mental and emotional wellbeing. She has experience working with diverse populations, and has a strong background in child protection, paediatric populations, and parenting supports. Melissa uses an affirming and strength-based approach when working with individuals, couples, and groups attending therapy. Melissa believes in the transformative potential of evidence-based practices, including Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, Schema Therapy, Dialectal Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Play-based therapies, in helping patients navigate life’s challenges and achieve lasting change.

Melissa is currently welcoming patients on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), private patients, and Medicare rebated patients.