Vibrant Psychology and Health

Melissa Podmore is a fully registered Psychologist with the Australian Psychological Society with over 15 years experience. Melissa is available for Individual Counselling sessions in Manly/Northern Beaches and via Skype for those people unable to attend the clinic location.


Melissa offers a caring and nurturing environment for her clients to relax and truthfully explore their current or past challenges, offering practical and effective strategies of support, and a re-discovery of the strengths within themselves.


For appointments please phone Melissa directly on: 0413 925 211


Relationship issues

Life or Work Crisis



Grief & Loss

Addictions & Trauma

Eating Disorders


Binge eating

Emotional Eating


Body Image



Study Stress

Body Image


Family Issues

Relationship Issues


Pre & Post-Natal Depression/Anxiety

Infertility & Miscarriage

IVF Support

Unplanned Pregnancy

Medicare Rebates

As Melissa is a Medicare Provider, referrals that are accompanied with a Mental Health Care Plan from your GP are eligible for a Medicare Rebate of $80.00 off your consultation fee. Please note that conditions do apply, and it is advisable that you contact Melissa to discuss this prior to your appointment.

PRIVATE HEALTH REBATES are also available.

Clinic Location and Times



Mondays to Fridays 8am - 6pm

Saturdays by appointment

Psychology Qualifications

Melissa holds an Honours Degree in Psychology. For the past 15 years Melissa has expanded on her degree qualifications to become an experienced Psychotherapist/ Counselling Psychologist. Melissa has trained extensively with world leaders in Psychological Therapy enabling her to utilise a wide range of interventions to assist each client's individual needs. Melissa's therapeutic training includes Neurobiology of Attachment and Trauma; Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy; Narrative Therapy; Gestalt Therapy; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy; Medical Hypnotherapy; Neuroplasticity, Mindfulness and Trauma; Specialised Trauma Treatment and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. In addition, in 2004 Melissa undertook a 9-month intensive full-time Yoga Teacher Training program (1200 hrs) to become a professional Yoga, Meditation and Mindfulness teacher, all of which she finds enriches the therapeutic process.


Manly / Northern Beaches Clinic Skype appointments available
Phone: 0413 925 211