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Meet our Allied Health staff

Jodi (She/Her)


Jodi has a Diploma in Counselling from the Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors (AIPC) and is currently studying a Bachelor of Psychological Science and Counselling at the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP).

She has extensive experience with neurodiverse teens and adults and LGBTQIA+ clients through previous work as a mental health support worker.

Jodi uses a person centered, eclectic approach to therapy, tailored to suit individual clients’ needs and draws from DBT (Dialectical Behaviour Therapy), ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), SFT (Solution Focused Therapy), CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapy), and Narrative Therapy.

She is a dedicated mum of two children who are both neurodivergent and one LGBTQIA+, and is passionate about advocating for these communities. She loves animals of all kinds and has 2 cats she hand raised named Dora and Dudley, 2 dogs named Roscoe and Charli, and Spike the bearded dragon. In her spare time she loves hanging out with her family, listening to music and audio books, and spending time in nature.

Melissa (She/Her)

Speech Pathologist

Melissa Maddox is a Speech Pathologist at Left of Centre Therapies.

Lyla (She/Her)

Supports Advocate

Lyla's 24 years of experience in schools and working with children needing extra support provides her with the knowledge of the ins and outs of bureaucracy, making her the perfect person to help you advocate for your child as you navigate education and support settings.

Dobby (Good/Boy)

Service Dog

Dobby is Mel's Assistance Dog. If you see Dobby in the clinic, please be aware he is working and as tempting as it is, please do not pet him.

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