Melissa has a Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Myotherapy) from Southern School of Natural Therapies. This is the highest qualification within the discipline of Myotherapy. Prior to becoming a Myotherapist, Melissa completed a Bachelor of Science majoring in Anatomy and Physiology and has practiced in various clinic in Melbourne. She has a structural and gentle functional treatment approach suitable for all ages and a diverse range of musculoskeletal complaints.

Melissa has a strong focus in musculoskeletal biomechanics, injury and acute/chronic postural strains. As a lecturer at the Southern School of Natural Therapies (SSNT), Melissa teaches a number of subjects within the Bachelor of Health Science (Myotherapy) and supervises in the student clinic.