Master of Counselling
Certificate in Grief and Bereavement
Melissa Middleton is a highly skilled counsellor with over 15 years’ professional experience. She is an active member of the Australian Counselling Association. In addition to her substantial background in private practice, Melissa has worked in the government, community health, aged care and education sectors. She specialises in providing effective therapeutic support to children, adolescents, adults, seniors, couples and families.
Melissa has a strengths-based approach to counselling: she excels in helping her clients to develop the confidence and insight needed to transition smoothly through life-changing events. Melissa equips her clients with practical skillsets and strategies designed to address a broad range of concerns. She works with clients in their individual styles of learning, adapting sessions to meet her clients’ needs and help them to achieve their goals. Melissa is deeply committed to ensuring her clients have a beneficial therapy experience with positive outcomes.
Melissa is highly experienced in a range of different therapeutic modalities, including: Art Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Adventure Therapy, Experiential Learning, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, Client-Centred Therapy, Strengths-Based Therapy, Family Therapy, Couple Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Play Therapy. Melissa is also adept at supporting her clients with effective behavioural change strategies.
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