Neil Mellor

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Neil Mellor


Teaching areas

  • Counselling for Human Services Professionals
  • Strength Based Counselling
  • Counselling and Mental Health
  • Counselling and Addictions
  • Counselling Skills for Crisis, Disaster, Grief and Loss
  • Supervision
  • Group Work
  • Clinical Internship and Field Practice

Research areas

  • client directed and outcome informed counselling
  • problem gambling
  • alcohol and other drugs
  • trauma, grief and loss
  • violence and crime prevention
  • harm reduction


Neil Mellor is an accredited supervisor, clinical counsellor and mental health social worker with over 30 years of experience working in government and non government human services organisations in Queensland and Victoria. He has worked in a range of community health and welfare services. This includes extensive experience in delivering face-to-face and telephone counselling, self-help and community education programs addressing issues associated with gambling, alcohol and other drug use, violence prevention and health promotion.

In addition he has researched, implemented and evaluated competency based training and education for community sectors and allied health professionals. Neil has also been involved in policy and program development in Australia and overseas formulating strategies for the advancement of health, safety and the minimisation of harm for vulnerable community groups.

Professional memberships

  • Australian Association of Family Therapy
  • Australian Counselling Association (ACA), Clinical (Level 4)
  • ACA College of Supervisors
  • ACA College of Alcohol and Other Drugs
  • Australian Association of Social Workers (MAASW)
  • AASW Mental Health Provider
  • Australian Register of Counsellor and Psychotherapists
  • Registered Medicare Provider

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