Senior Counsellor /
Child and Adolescent Therapist
Registered Clinical Counsellor (SAC)
Certified Therapeutic Play Practitioner(PTUK / PTI)
Master of Social Science in Professional Counselling
(Swinburne University, Australia)
Diploma in Supervision Practitioner
Mellissa has over ten years of experience serving children and adults, individuals and families for violence, marital, divorce and post-divorce issues. As a Certified Family Violence Practitioner, she provided counselling for children and adult survivors of family violence, including facilitating the reintegration between children survivors of family violence and their caregivers.
After being in the corporate sector for over twenty years, Mellissa switched from human resource practitioners to counselling to pursue her passion for helping individuals and families work through life challenges.
Mellissa’s approach to counselling is strength-based as she integrates CBT, emotion-focused therapy, and play therapy to help her clients connect with their deeper selves. She is a certified therapeutic play practitioner with Play Therapy UK / Play Therapy International. Mellissa also provides clinical supervision to counsellors and counselling students.
Mellissa holds that life is beautiful, meaningful and hopeful, which leads to her fascination with colours and fashion. People who knew Mellissa described her as bubbly and fun). Outside counselling, Mellissa loves to listen to Bollywood music and meet friends over a good cup of brewed coffee in her free time.
CBT, Schema Therapy, Emotion-Focused Therapy, Gottman Method of Couple Therapy, Play Therapy, Sandplay Therapy
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Weekend
Consultation Fee: Please refer to https://www.restoringpeace.com.sg/fees
Language: English, Tamil, Malay