Melissa has over 20 years experience working with children & families from home based settings, school & daycare settings to therapeutic private practice.
She has spent many years gaining the knowledge of how the body functions and develops from a holistic approach.
Melissa works with the body as a whole integrative and connective system, and also understands the importance of supporting the family network alongside working one on one with children.
Advanced Clinical Training in Play Therapy
Certificate in Filial Therapy
Diploma of Neuro Training
Diploma of Kinesiology
Diploma In Childhood Studies (UK)
AIK Member No.0988
Helen is a strong advocate for raising the consciousness of parenting, trauma integration and emotional intelligence in children.
She has extensive experience treating a broad range of childhood issues that stem from family life adjustments and life transitions to neurological concerns and trauma.
She comes with over 20 years experience within community, local government and private practice and is the founder and director of her group private practice, Play Therapy Hub in Melbourne.
Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)
Dip. Holistic Living Counselling
Adv Dip. Children’s Holistic Counselling
Post Grad. Certificate in C-C Play Therapy (PTA)
Certification in C-C Play Therapy & Filial Therapy (NIRE)
Certification in Synergetic Play Therapy (SPTI)
APTA - Registered Clinical Play Therapist
AASW - Accredited Mental Health Social Worker.
APTA Member No.20160053
AASW Member No.454104
Hadassah has been working with children, adolescents and families in private practice, as well as in secondary school and early years classrooms for over 20 years.
She provides an intuitive and somatic focused approach to Person Centered Counselling, Emotional Healing and Integration.
Hadassah companions clients of all ages in a therapeutic relationship of acceptance, commitment, creativity, care and compassion.
Certificate in Sandplay & Symbol Work
Certificate in Expressive Therapies
Diploma of Counselling, Open Colleges
Doula Training, Childbirth International
Yoga & Meditation Teacher Training
Diploma in Education, Latrobe University
BA Performing Arts, Victoria University
ACA Member No.13662
VIT Reg. No. 264465