About

Dr. Melissa Harte

(1959 – 2021)

Counselling and Clinical Psychologist, trainer, supervisor and therapist, Melissa’s vibrancy and commitment made her a treasured and esteemed member of the Person-Centred Experiential and Emotion Focused Therapeutic international community. Melissa developed the Expanded Focusing model for working with traumatic pain, outlined in her book Processing Emotional Pain Using Emotion Focused Therapy (2019). She founded the Australian Institute of Emotion Focused Therapy in Melbourne where her influence lives on. We honour Melissa as a much loved colleague, mentor and friend.

The Annual Memorial Melissa Harte Lecture stands as a testament to Dr. Harte’s exceptional contributions…
We are pleased to host the annual Melissa Harte Memorial Lecture.