Dr Melissa Duncombe,
She is also a Psychology Board-Approved Supervisor. Melissa has worked in a range of public and private health settings including adult neurological rehabilitation, acquired brain injury, aged services, and the Children’s Court Clinic. Currently, she works in private practice.
- neurological disorders,
- complex medical history and genetic syndromes,
- neurodevelopmental disorders, such as ADHD and Learning Disorders
For adult clients she has expertise in:
- Acquired Brain Injury (including traumatic brain injury and stroke),
- Addiction, and
- complex presentations,
Melissa also provides education and training to health professionals, doctoral students, and care-givers. In addition, she has extensive experience in the development of behavioural programs; the provision of emotion-focussed parenting strategies to help build child emotional intelligence, and the provision of evidence-based psychological therapy to assist clients in recovering from a wide range of psychological conditions (including anxiety and depression). She provides feedback and recommendations in a verbal and written form, and, where indicated, liaises with professionals in other agencies and formulates programs and delivers clinical interventions to alleviate client and care-giver concerns.