Dr. Melody Tan

Psychologist and Clinical Psychology Registrar

Melody is a clinical psychologist registrar who provides professional psychological therapy and support for individuals struggling with mental health issues. With prior experience at early childhood intervention centres, non-profit organisations and mental health inpatient settings, Melody is passionate about supporting individuals across diverse socio-cultural backgrounds and different age groups, including children, adolescents, and adults.

Melody is trained in delivering evidence-based psychological interventions through an
integration of approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT), Motivational
Interviewing, attachment-based therapy as well as effective parenting programs. She believes that there is no one-size-fits-all approach and will tailor treatment plans to help you develop insights and awareness, manage your difficulties, and achieve personal wellbeing. More importantly, Melody enjoys working collaboratively and creatively with you to develop therapeutic goals in line with your values and strengths.

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Melody has completed her training in Clinical Psychology at the University of Wollongong
and is a current PhD (Clinical Psychology) candidate. Her research focuses on the
relationship between social functioning, loneliness, and social support along the psychosis
continuum. Her research contributes to the current understanding of early risk for psychosis
and draws attention to the need to offer support for individuals who feel lonely and/or
experience poor social functioning, albeit without a mental health diagnosis. This further
highlights the importance of promoting mental wellbeing and recovery beyond clinical