Psychology

Melissa Pigot

Melissa Pigot

Clinical Psychologist

B.Psych (Hons); M.Psych (Clin)

 

Melissa is an experienced clinical psychologist who has worked across a number of settings, including public and private hospitals, private psychology practices and research centres.  Melissa currently works in both private practice and public health, with young adults and adults. She is committed to providing comprehensive, individualised care using evidence-based treatment approaches in a warm, pragmatic and collaborative manner. This approach ensures care is specifically tailored to individuals’ needs.

 

Melissa has experience in managing a broad range of presentations including depression, anxiety, adjustment to life changes/transitions or illness, postnatal concerns, relationship and parenting difficulties, and work/study stress. However, she has a particular interest in the treatment of anxiety-related difficulties (like generalised anxiety and social anxiety), obsessive-compulsive disorders and she has extensive experience working with people and families with a cancer experience.

 

Melissa primarily uses a cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) approach, however has training and experience in other evidence-based treatments including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT).

 

Special Interests:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life Transition and Adjustment
  • Relationship Challenges
  • Workplace/Study Stress
  • Young Adults
  • Parenting – perinatal and postnatal concerns

 

Appointment enquiries can be made by contacting HealthPoint Mingara by telephone: 02 4314 0400

 

Please note, when you book an appointment with Melissa, you will receive a phone call within 24 hours to obtain a $100 deposit.

Adam Wiseman

Adam Wiseman

Psychologist

BSc (Psych), Pgdip (Psych), MPsych (Sport Psychology)

 

Adam graduated from Macquarie University with a bachelor of science in psychology, and from the University of Western Sydney with a postgraduate diploma of psychology and a master of psychology (sports psychology).

 

Adam has been registered and working as a psychologist since 2005 and has experience in educational testing, sport and performance psychology, and in mental health assessment and counselling.

 

Adam is passionate about supporting his clients to develop skills to improve their mental health and has a particular interest in stress, anxiety and depression management, as well as in sport and performance psychology.

 

He has a friendly and easy-going approach and utilises both Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to help develop personalised strategies to help his clients work towards their goals.

 

Appointment enquiries can be made by contacting HealthPoint Mingara by telephone: 02 4314 0400

 

Please note, when you book an appointment with Adam, you will receive a phone call within 24 hours to obtain a $100 deposit.