Melissa Ferrari

Psychotherapist, PACFA

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Melissa Ferrari, Psychotherapist in Penrith
(02) 4058 4744 Website

Melissa Ferrari

Psychotherapist, PACFA


Location

20-24 Castlereagh Street
Suite 11
Penrith, New South Wales 2750
(02) 4058 4744
Other Location +

Additional Location

Good Thinking Psychology
191 Ramsay Street
Shop 12
Haberfield, New South Wales 2045
(02) 4058 4744

Melissa is one of Australia’s most sought-after therapists who possesses over 20 years’ experience in couples counselling and individual psychotherapy who is regularly called upon as a relationship expert across national media. She uses a range of proven approaches in her practice to help couples heal and reconnect having dedicated herself to a life of learning. A Clinical Member of the Australian College of Relationship Counsellors, Melissa is also one of the few therapists in the country to have received training from the world’s most renowned pioneer in couples counselling, Dr Stan Tatkin, founder of the PACT Training Institute.

Melissa has used the new and innovative Psychological Approach to Couple Therapy for over 6 years in her practice. Known for her warmth and engaging personality, Melissa’s ability to identify and help people work through many of the key issues facing couples today has had a profound and transformative effect on many of her clients’ lives.

"What I believe in is very simple. Most of us do better in healthysecure relationships. Part of my job is to help you find your way there." Melissa Ferrari

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 21 Years
  • Membership: Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia - Clinical Member
  • Training: Advanced Training Diploma in Transactional Analysis - 2008

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $180 - $265
Pay By: Bank transfer, Cash, Mastercard, Visa

Additional Credentials

  • Degree / Diploma: College of Applied Psychology - Counselling & Communication - 2003
  • Membership: International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy - Standard Member

Location

20-24 Castlereagh Street
Suite 11
Penrith, New South Wales 2750
(02) 4058 4744
Other Location +

Additional Location

Good Thinking Psychology
191 Ramsay Street
Shop 12
Haberfield, New South Wales 2045
(02) 4058 4744
Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Infidelity
  • Depression
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Codependency
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Gottman Method
  • Person-Centred
  • Psychobiological Approach Couple Therapy (PACT)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational Psychotherapy
  • Transactional Analysis
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
Video/Skype
  • Online Counselling

Links

My Website
Last Modified: 05 Jun 2019
Melissa Ferrari, Psychotherapist in Penrith

Melissa Ferrari

Psychotherapist, PACFA