Melanie has been an Associate Counsellor at BDSIP since 2019, providing support for children and teachers in Dagenham primary schools.
A trained nutritionist, Melanie led a wellbeing clinic for 11 years before training as a counsellor. She is passionate about the making counselling being available to everyone that requires it, regardless of their circumstances, so she also volunteers at a counselling charity to support that vision.
She has a Level 4 Professional Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, training with Place2Be and providing support at a school in North-East London. She works in a person-centred way, employing the Psychodynamic approach and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy as needed.