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Psychologist Mr Melas Khole

Mr Melas Khole, psychologist and psychodramatist, started private consulting at The Elms in October 2016 and is available every Thursday. He is a general psychologist who works with adults, and has special interests in anger and aggression management, depression and anxiety, psychological trauma, grief and loss, eating disorders, relationship difficulties, drug and alcohol issues, and workplace conflict resolution. Melas utilises a variety of psychological strategies, including mindfulness, process-oriented "talk therapy", relaxation, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, and psychodrama techniques.

Melas holds a Bachelor of Psychology (Applied) from James Cook University, Queensland, and further advanced training in psychodrama. He is an Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society and has worked in both public and private sectors, including the Victorian correctional services.

He may be consulted privately (no Medicare rebate although a rebate may apply if you have appropriate private health insurance) or through your doctor under a Mental Health Care Plan (Medicare rebate available). Please discuss your eligibility for the Medicare rebate with your doctor.

Further information about Melas can be found on the website www.rangespsychologicalservices.com.au and appointments can be made by phoning 0425-240-021.

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Psychologist Ms Helena Rudic

Ms Helena Rudic, psychologist, commenced private consulting at The Elms in February 2019. She is available every Tuesday and works with male and female patients from 17 years of age, as well as couples. Helena is a general psychologist with expertise in managing anxiety, depression, anger, grief and loss, relationship issues, addictions, and psychological trauma. Techniques applied include Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, motivational interviewing, mindfulness, and Solution Focussed Therapy.

Helena has completed both the Bachelor and Graduate Diploma of Applied Psychology, as well as a Master of Counselling Psychology, all from the University of Canberra. Her work is primarily in the western suburbs of Melbourne in both the public and private sectors.

She may be consulted privately (no Medicare rebate although a rebate may apply if you have appropriate private health insurance) or through your doctor under a Mental Health Care Plan (Medicare rebate available). Please discuss your eligibility for the Medicare rebate with your doctor.

Further information about Helena can be found on the website www.rangespsychologicalservices.com.au and appointments can be made by phoning 0425-240-021.

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