Melanie joined Gymea Lily Psychotherapy Centre in January 2016 after migrating from Germany where she worked as a psychologist for 5 years. She completed a Graduate Diploma in Psychology at Deakin University in 2015 and became a fully registered Psychologist in Australia in 2017. Melanie offers therapy in German or in English.
She predominantly works with adults or late adolescents and has had experience in the psychological impact of health issues including pain management and substance abuse. She also has worked in rehabilitation clinics with somatoform disorders, trauma related disorders as well is affective disorders such as depression and anxiety. Melanie specialises in individual counselling and crisis intervention as well as brief therapeutic intervention for psychological disorders. Melanie is experienced in psychometric testing as well as report writing and cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, mindfulness and Gestalt therapy. Melanie is a Work Covered approved psychologist who can help with vocational issues.
Melanie helps manage Gymea Lily’s intake desk and will probably be the psychologist you speak to when you ring to arrange your first appointment at the Centre.