Kimlani Mellor

M Forensic.Psych, PostgradDip Psych, BA(Psych) Kimlani Mellor is a qualified Forensic Psychologist and counselling therapist. She has more than 12 years’ experience and has divided this between working within clinical practice and government employment. In her government work, she has specialised in providing psychological assessment and trauma support. In her clinical practice, she uses an integrated therapeutic approach including techniques from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapies (CBT and ACT). Kimlani has had the privilege of witnessing dramatic transformations in clients with depression, anxiety disorders (including PTSD), adjustment disorders and addictions. She is eager to apply her experience and compassion with clients as they begin to address issues that will help them improve their quality of life and attain a sense of fulfilment. Transparency and collaboration in her clinical work are paramount and she works primarily with adults (age 12 to seniors/elders). Kimlani highlights mindfulness concepts including no-judgement in her counselling. She has a therapeutic style that is warm, understanding and encourages growth through reflection and collaboratively working to change unhealthy patterns in one’s life. Kimlani’s areas of experience are diverse; however, speciality groups worthy of mentions are Police Employees, Defence and Veterans to whom Kimlani Mellor has provided first responder assessment and treatment services. Kimlani is experienced in working with:

  • Work-related stress
  • Addiction
  • PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger