Melissa is a highly experienced Clinical Psychologist with over 27 years clinical experience working across a range of settings. Melissa started her journey working in both Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and in GP practices working with adults. She soon recognised the need for additional services across Orange and the Central West and opened a private practice 20 years ago. Over time Melissa has grown the PsychSolutions service to include Clinical Psychologists, Psychologists, Provisional Psychologists, Mental Health Nurses, Social Workers, Speech Pathologists, Psychiatrist, Dietitian and a wonderful administration team providing services in Orange, Dubbo and Bathurst.
Melissa is trained in and has expertise in a range of treatment models such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Schema Focused Therapy, Family Therapy, Brief Solutions Focused Therapy, Non-Directive Play Therapy, Parenting Training, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Trauma Focused CBT, Mindfulness, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, EMDR and Neurofeedback.
Melissa is particularly passionate about supporting and supervising new and early career Psychologists, having supervised and coached more than 60 Psychologists through their Internship, helping them to develop their own strengths and style as Psychologists.
Whilst Melissa is not currently taking on new referrals, she remains passionate about psychological services and is available to chat about the services we offer and how we can assist you.