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Dr Merryn Wild

GP Counsellor

I am a general practitioner with considerable experience in mental healthcare. I treat all age groups and also work with couples and families.

I combine psychological treatment approaches with medication as appropriate, in accordance with carefully considered treatment plans discussed and agreed upon with my clients. I have highly developed skills in a variety of therapeutic approaches, including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, the Motivational Interviewing method, relaxation strategies and skills training to manage mental illness and common emotional and psychological problems.

Qualifications and Background

  • Member of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (University of Melbourne medical graduate)
  • 20 years experience in public and private mental health
  • Senior lecturer - University of New South Wales, University of Melbourne
  • Curriculum development for medical students - Department of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales
  • Official Visitor with the NSW Department of Health
  • Contribution to the reform mental health programs in New South Wales
  • Certificate in Clinical Occupational Medicine - Monash University
  • MBA - Melbourne Business School
Address Suite 606, Level 6, 370 St Kilda Road
Melbourne VIC 3004
Tel 0409 465 449