|Michelle (Chelle) Taylor is Director of Blossomtree Psychology which is a child focused Clinical Psychology practice, located in Ballarat, Western Victoria and specialising in work with infants, children, adolescents and families.|
Chelle is a registered Clinical Psychologist with over 18 years experience working in government departments and community service organisations in remote rural and regional centres in Western Australia and Victoria. Chelle provides individual, dyadic and family based therapy to infants, children, adolescents and families with a range of mental health, emotional and behavioural concerns, including anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss, social skills, behavioural difficulties and family relationship concerns.
Chelle previously worked with the Berry Street Take Two program. She was the founding Clinical Team Leader of the Grampians Region Take Two team where she held roles of program leadership, staff supervision, and direct clinical consultation, assessment and intervention with children and families experiencing trauma and attachment disruption for seven years.
Later Chelle took on a Project Leader role, coordinating and supporting Take Two in its implementation and certification with the ChildTrauma Academy’s Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT). She has completed NMT Training Certification through the Phase II level with the ChildTrauma Academy. Whilst in the Project leader role, Chelle also assisted the Berry Street Childhood Institute with the development and piloting of the Rhythm Project, a neurobiology and trauma informed program for primary school children.
In 2013 Chelle was awarded a Creswick Foundation Fellowship, which enabled her to travel to the United States and Canada during 2014 and explore neurodevelopmentally informed interventions to treat trauma and attachment disruption in infants, children and adolescents.
Berry Street was first established on the lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respect to their Elders, past and present, and to all the traditional custodians of land throughout Australia.