Melissa received her Bachelor of Psychological Science and Master of Psychology (Counselling) from the University of Queensland. She has experience in providing psychological interventions and assessments across the lifespan within various settings, including schools, community-based organisations and correctional centres.

Melissa is passionate about supporting children, adolescents and young adults. She believes in using a client-centred approach to best suit the needs of the individual and to support them in meeting their therapeutic goals.

Melissa has a range of interests relating to mental health, including:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • General life stressors and difficulties
  • Adjustment
  • Substance use
  • Developmental disorders
  • Learning disorders
  • Skills building
  • Resilience
  • Trauma

Outside of work Melissa enjoys gaming, baking, making crafts and watching movies – all of which are usually accompanied by her cat, Tigger.