Melanie Sutherland

Melanie is a Clinical Psychologist and one of the Directors of psych180 (website: ) a private psychology practice. Melanie has worked across alcohol & other drug services and public mental health for the past twenty-two years, fourteen of which have been as a Senior Psychologist. She has also been in private practice for seven years.

Melanie is skilled in working with adolescents and adults experiencing a wide range of mental health, relationship and life transition challenges. She has both extensive training and practice in her preferred therapeutic approaches, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI).

Melanie is focused on providing a safe, non-judgemental and comfortable space for people. She is endorsed to provide services under Medicare, and her sessions attract a rebate (see eligibility information below).


Referrals & Fees

Referrals are accepted from self-referring individuals, as well as from health professionals such as GPs, Psychiatrists, and Maternal and Child Health Nurses, etc. Medicare rebates are available for clients referred for treatment by their GP with a Mental Health Care Plan.

Fees are paid in full at the end of each session. Rebates are paid directly back into your account on the same day as payment.  Please see Medicare for more information.

Medicare Rebate:

Better Access to Mental Health Care Initiative (Clinical Psychology) $124.50

Pregnancy Support Counselling $62.20

Bookings & Enquiries:

Phone: (03) 9482 1888




Reception hours are 10am – 3pm Monday to Saturday. An answering service operates outside of reception hours.


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