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About Melissa...


Coach, Mentor, educator and  civil celebrant!


Melissa currently works as a freelance coach and a teacher educator at Deakin University in Melbourne Australia. Previously she was a primary school teacher who worked in multiple settings in Melbourne and the United Kingdom. She is a member with the International Coaches Federation and the Victorian Institute of Teachers the governing bodies for professional ethics

She strongly values engagementpositive approaches and has an unapologetic philosophy of fun especially in her work. Melissa embraces the VIA character strengths with creativity, humour, curiosity, perspective and judgement as her top strengths. These combine to make her a highly enthusiastic and invested coach, teacher and Civil Celebrant.



  • I will provide a positive, empowering and supportive approach that directs our combined energy towards success

  • I have an intrinsic belief your individuality makes you unique, strong, purposeful and motivated will use this to build bespoke outcomes meeting your objectives

  • I will create a positive working relationship using a spirited and enthusiastic approach to listen to, and facilitate, your perspectives and needs

  • commit to practically connect your ideas to actions achieving your desired outcomes using appropriate behaviours, specific empirically supported processes and intentional detailed planning

No matter the context and role, I bring the following intentions to our working relationship:

Coach Teacher Celebrant

Some feedback from the people who've worked with me...

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