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Merle Conyer

Independent Practitioner

Merle Conyer is an independent practitioner who works at the intersection of trauma, healing, and justice. She offers psychotherapy, supervision, training, and wellbeing services in diverse organisational, community and cultural contexts, and in private practice. Her approach interweaves pluralistic clinical modalities together with social justice and anti-oppressive commitments.

Merle is active in raising therapeutic considerations of the climate crisis in professional, educational and community forums. She provides skills-based training for therapists up skilling in this domain and facilitates wellbeing groups for concerned communities and people advocating for climate justice outcomes.

What motivates Merle is a commitment to standing in solidarity with young people to protect their future, and supporting people committed to finding their way to life-affirming actions for all beings. As an Accredited Supervisor and Clinical Member with PACFA, she holds a Master of Counselling &Applied Psychotherapy, Master of Narrative Therapy & Community Work, Master of Education, Graduate Diploma of Communication Management, Diploma of Somatic Psychotherapy, and Diploma of Energetic Healing. Her work is clinically and culturally supervised by Aboriginal mentors.

The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) respectfully acknowledges the Wurundjeri and the Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin nation, the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land on which our office is situated. We also acknowledge Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.