Melanie Koen

Psychologist

BA(Psych)
Grad Dip (Applied Psychology)
Assoc. MAPS

Melanie is a fully registered Psychologist who commenced working with Life Giving Psychology Resolutions in early 2014 after relocating from Sydney.  She is experienced in relationship counselling; managing difference and conflict resolutions, healing and repair of relationships facing difficulties. Mel has particular skills and interest in working with grief and loss, and adjustment to change. She has a keen interest in working with those who have a diagnosis of cancer, fertility problems, depression, anxiety, self-confidence building and chronic disease management including weight management.  Melanie has experience working with individuals, couples, adults and adolescents facing a broad range of issues in their life.

Melanie is committed to Life Giving Psychology Resolutions philosophy and working within evidence based assessment and treatment guidelines. She has completed additional training in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, Schema Therapy, Neurospychotherapy, Mindfulness Training and eating disorders. When working with couples Melanie draws upon the research based approach from the work of John Gottman; The Sound Relationship House Theory.