Melissa works in a holistic manner; not only does she recognise the mind body connection but
also acknowledges the system in which the child or family functions, never looking at a
behaviour or symptom in isolation. She supports families to embark on a more mindful parenting
journey and offers individual therapy, email consultations, family therapy, parent coaching,
workshops and camps.
Melissa’s passion is supporting mothers to be the best that they can be and helping them
relearn to connect deeply to their motherhood intuition. Throughout her professional work and
own personal motherhood experience of over 16 years, she has explored how mindfulness and
motherhood are a potent blend.
Melissa has worked in the treatment of the following:
Melissa utilises evidence based psychological interventions such as Cognitive Behavioural
Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Positive psychology, Solution
focused therapy, Narrative therapy, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy and a strengths
Melissa’s approach when working with people is client centred and collaborative and is
distinguished by empathy, respect and honesty.
Patients can be referred by General Practitioners. A written referral and mental health care plan
is required for clients. Clients can contact the clinic and make an appointment directly.
Melissa also provides skills training for parents to manage:
Please call us on 5911 7014 to learn more about her appointments and fees.