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Meet our Allied Health staff

Jodi (She/Her)


Jodi is a registered counsellor with the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) who dedicates her career to helping individuals across the lifespan overcome personal challenges and increase their wellbeing.
Working from a person-centred, strengths-based, holistic approach, Jodi is a caring and empathetic counsellor who believes the client-counsellor relationship is key to good therapeutic outcomes. Clients can expect to receive non-judgemental, personalised, care that is tailored to their unique needs and goals.

Having both work and lived experience with neurodivergent and LGBTQIA+ folk, Jodi helps clients with a wide range of issues, including:

Her approaches are:
Trauma informed

Being the parent of a transgender daughter and autistic son, Jodi provides compassionate support to the parents of neurodivergent and LGBTQIA+ children. In addition, she has several years’ experience working with complex mental health needs as a support worker and youth mentor.
Jodi holds a Diploma in Counselling and is in her final year of a Bachelor of Psychological Science and Counselling degree. After her degree, her goal is to continue her studies with a Masters in Psychotherapy and Counselling.
She loves animals, music, dancing, playing games, funny memes and TikToks, spending time in nature, and getting lost in a good book!

Jodi offers both face-to-face and telehealth sessions.

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.

Melissa (She/Her)

Speech Pathologist

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

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