Supervision and training
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Melissa Kent is available for DBT supervision, DBT case consultation, and DBT training for individuals and teams.

Supervision can be once-off, long-term, or anything in between. Melissa provides supervision to individual therapists from a range of disciplines, including psychology, social work, and medicine. Melissa also provides supervision to teams. 

 

Typical reasons supervision is sought from Melissa include case consultation for complex cases, providing DBT-informed therapy, managing transference and counter-transference, and therapist well-being.

For psychologists, Melissa is a Psychology Board of Australia-approved supervisor and offers supervision to psychologists in 4+2, 5+1 and clinical registrar pathways.

Supervision

In terms of training, Melissa offers all levels of training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), from foundational to intensive. Melissa has provided training to therapists from both government and non-government services, private hospitals, and other private practices, including:

  • West Moreton Hospital and Health Service District

  • headspace

  • Stride

  • Mission Australia

  • St John of God Hospital.

Melissa has been described as a warm, engaging, knowledgeable and passionate supervisor and trainer, and draws on a background of 18 years as a clinical psychologist working with complex client populations from DBT and integrative frameworks.

DBT training

If you would like to enquire about supervision or training with Melissa, please contact us.