happy-girlPsychological Assessment and Therapy

Coming from the perspective of a client-centered approach, Melissa is skilled and experienced in the assessment of mental, relational and traumatic disorders. Collaboration and consultation with other treatment providers is customary, and clients can be assured of best practice care and ethical conduct.

Melissa offers a range of different therapeutic interventions, including Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Narrative Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), and Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP). The type of therapeutic approach chosen will be determined on the basis of presenting problem, evidence basis and client preference.

Melissa’s consultation rooms are located with Proactive Health Services at Bligh St Professional Centre (see Contacts page for directions). Melissa’s appointments, billing and payments are managed by the friendly Proactive Health administration team.

Melissa is able to provide services under Medicare GP Mental Health Care Plan, some Employee Assistance Programs, Victims of Crime Approved Counselling Scheme, Work Cover, private health funds and private arrangement.