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OUR TEAM

 

Ms Leila Azad

  • Psychotherapist & Counsellor
  • Founder of GHAZMELTHERAPY
  • MCounsPsych, GCCBT, GDPsychSci, DBsMn, DEd, MPharm, BPharm
  • Child centered play therapist
  • Clinical Member of Australian Counselling Association (level 4)

Leila has over ten years experience in working with children and adolescents and extensive experience in psychotherapy, counselling, and mentoring people with autism and asperser.

Leila has a Master degree in counselling and psychotherapy from Adelaide university, a Graduate certificate in Cognitive Behavior Therapy from Flinders university, and a Graduate Diploma of Psychology from Adelaide university. Leila was a pharmacist (Bachelor and Master degree) before she became interested in mental health.

Leila has combined her extensive experience in training and mentoring with art of therapy and counselling. Leila’s specialty is in Child Centered Play Therapy and working with people with neurodevelopmental conditions.

Leila is a genuine, holistic, open-minded, caring, and consistent person who finds a solution in every problem. She is an all-rounded who considers all aspects of life in her approach.


Ms. Melissa Leong

  • Speech Pathologist
  • MSP, BA (Hons), MS (Ed Admin)
  • Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist
  • Member of the Speech Pathology Australia

Melissa has clinical experience in hospital, school, clinic and telehealth settings. She provides speech pathology services for adult and paediatric clients. Melissa’s passion is to support children and adults with complex communication needs to build their skills and confidence to advocate for their needs. Melissa takes pride in building a collaborative relationship with caregivers and their extended network to address clients’ functional needs and interests. She is committed to facilitating client/family-centred care services in supporting clients to optimise their strengths and achieve their goals. Melissa has extensive experience in a variety of education and management roles.

Melissa has a Master’s degree in Speech Pathology from the University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Art (Hons), and Master of Science in Education Admin. She is a Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist and a member of the Speech Pathology Australia.

Ms. Sophia Saidi

  • Counsellor & Psychotherapist
  • MCounsPsych, GDCounsPsych, GCCounsPsych, BPsySci (Psych/Soc)
  • Registered member of Australian Counselling Association (ACA)
  • Registered member of Psychotherapy & Counselling Federation Of Australia (PACFA)

Sophia has experience working with children and adults with variety of psychosocial and developmental challenges. She enjoys working with individuals and supporting them to create a holistic balance in life. Sophia is especially passionate about helping children find their confidence for developing positive social and personal skills

Sophia has a Master degree in counselling and psychotherapy and a bachelor degree in psychology both from Adelaide university

Mrs. Christine Merrington

  • Counsellor & Psychotherapist
  • MCounsPsych, GDCounsPsych, GCCounsPsych, BBehSci (Psych/Soc), DCS, CEd
  • Registered member of Psychotherapy & Counselling Federation Of Australia (PACFA)

Christine has experience working with people with a range of psychological difficulties. She enjoys helping people create a holistically balanced approach to life and is especially passionate about helping people build healthy relationships.

She has a Diploma of community welfare and is a qualified counsellor and psychotherapist with a master’s degree from the university of Adelaide

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Psychotherapy and Counselling