Melinda is a warm, friendly, and compassionate Clinical Psychologist with experience in various settings across the lifespan. She has worked with children, adolescents, adults and families 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.
With a special interest in perinatal mental health and wellbeing, Melinda is passionate about supporting expectant and new parents to adapt and thrive in this most important- yet often challenging- stage of life.
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 each individual feels heard, supported, and valued.