Melanie Sutherland

Clinical Psychologist

Melanie has 28 years of clinical experience, working across alcohol & other drug services and public mental health services, with 17 of these years as a Senior Clinical Psychologist. She has been in private practice for 13 years.

Melanie is skilled in working with older 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, Eye-Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR – trauma focused), 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). Melanie is also a Clinical Psychologist and one of the Directors of psych180.

To Contact Melanie

Please call Hartington Reception: (03) 9482 1888 or Email:


Clinical Psychologist


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 50 min session $240.00
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) $131.65

Pregnancy Support Counselling $65.75


Master of Arts (Psychology)
Master of Psychology in Clinical Psychology
Graduate Diploma in Young People’s Mental Health
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS)
Member of the APS College of Clinical Psychologists
Member of The EMDR Association of Australia (EMDRAA)
Member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT)

Rooms for Rent

To discuss or to arrange a visit please call Rose or Kim on 
9482 1888 Mon—Friday 10-3pm,
or email us at

Bookings & Enquiries

Our receptionists are available from 10am to 3pm, Monday to Friday. Practitioners are generally available for appointments within and either side of these hours. Rose and Kim will be happy to let you know individual clinician’s availabilities. We look forward to assisting you.


(03) 9482 1888


(03) 9489 4559

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