About Us

Jenny MelroseJenny Melrose is a psychologist, clinical supervisor, trainer and educator. She is an Australian Psychological Society (APS) member, is a registered psychologist and is based on the Sunshine Coast.

Jenny is the author of the Mental Health Reference Resource for Drug & Alcohol Workers for NSW Health; Trimming the Grass, a self-help resource for reducing cannabis use and co-author of the chapter ‘Alcohol and Young People’ in Practical Interventions for Young People at Risk; The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Peer Education with Parents and the APS’s substance use position and discussion papers.

She has a Masters of Education (Adult Education) and a Certificate IVs in Assessment and Workplace Training, Alcohol and Other Drugs, Mental Health and Community Services Work. She has written a variety of workshops and managed a number of projects involving education and training.

Jenny has provided training for NSW Health, QLD Health, the Community Centre for Welfare Training (CCWT), the Centre for Education and Information on Drugs and Alcohol (CEIDA), the NSW Department of Community Services (DOCS), Centrelink, the Network of Alcohol and Drug Agencies (NADA), the Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC), QUEST College, the QLD Workforce Council as well as a number of other services and organisations. She has also travelled to Indonesia a number of times to deliver training to government and community workers. She has also had the role as the secretary for the Australian Psychological Society’s Interest Group on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy & Psychology. Until recently Jenny was an educator and clinical supervisor at the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) over a ten year period.

Jenny runs the Caloundra Private Clinic’s Alcohol and Prescription Drug Service (CAPPS), where she provides individual and group therapy to both inpatients and outpatients. Jenny also assesses students for competency of units from the Community Services Training Package for CCWT.

Jenny lives in the Sunshine Coast hinterland with her husband, two daughters, several fish, chickens, five ducks, a bee hive and a dog.

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