Melinda is a Registered Psychologist with experience in various settings across the lifespan.
She has worked with adolescents, adults and older adults experiencing depression, anxiety, adjustment and stress-related disorders in private practice, public hospital and not-for-profit sectors. She has extensive experience in working with individuals from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds, including working with professional interpreters.
Melinda’s primary therapeutic orientations are Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She believes that the therapeutic relationship between herself and each client is central to her work, and she strives to create a warm and welcoming space where individuals feel heard and valued.
With a special interest in the reciprocal relationship between physical and psychological wellness, Melinda seeks to assist individuals living with persistent pain to manage their symptoms and enhance their overall quality of life. A keen lifelong learner, she recently completed the Master of Clinical Psychology degree, to further enhance her knowledge and skillset.