Melissa Micalizzi - Psychologist

  • B Psych
  • AHPRA Psychology Board of Australia Registered
  • Associate Member of the Australian Psychological Society



Melissa Micalizzi provides forensic and clinical psychological services to clients for assessment and intervention purposes.


  • Psychological assessment and report writing for criminal proceedings (Pre-Sentence Reports, Fitness to Plea and/or Fitness to Stand Trial)
  • Psychological assessment and report writing for the Parole Board
  • Psychological assessment and report writing for the purpose of child, family and social assessments



Psychological assessment and intervention for mental health problems experienced by adolescents and adults including:

  • Occupational stress
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Mood disorders (depression and bipolar disorder)
  • Behavioural and emotional difficulties in adolescent
  • Parenting difficulties
  • Eating disorders and weight control problems
  • Substance misuse problems



The legal representative or other relevant organisation is able to request an assessment and psychological report for a forensic matter.  The client is also able to self-refer as directed by the court, the parole board or their lawyer.


Melissa Micalizzi is available to accept clients referred by their GP or consultant psychiatrist who have been commenced on a Mental Health Treatment Plan.  Alternatively, patients can self-refer and, if eligible, a Mental Health Treatment Plan will be arranged with the regular GP or psychiatrist.

Clients can be seen privately without meeting the Medicare Mental Health Treatment Plan referral criteria.



Treatment of relationship issues
Man with mental health issues in Brisbane


Hawthorne Psychology is a privately billing practice with payment required at the time of consultation.  Please contact Melissa Micalizzi to discuss the fees associated with forensic services.  The fee for clinical services with Melissa is $155.00 per consultation. A cancellation fee of $50.00 applies to any cancellations occurring within 24 hours of the scheduled appointment time.  Each consultation is 50 minutes in length.  Clients seen on a Mental Health Treatment Plan will be entitled to the set Medicare rebate.

Melissa offers her clients both an Easyclaim and a Hicaps facility.  Please check with your private health insurance provider to see if you are able to utilise this service.

woman with mental issues