Dr Melissa Oxlad

Dr Melissa Oxlad

B.A. (Psych) (Hons). M.Psych. (Clin& Hlth), PhD, Dip.Clin.Hyp. MAPS. MASH ANZICA. FSA.

“Dr Melissa Oxlad offers a caring and non-judgmental service to individuals and couples desiring information and support in relation to reproductive health.”

Dr Oxlad works primarily in:

  • Fertility counselling
  • Surrogacy counselling
  • Donor counselling
  • Psychological counselling (clinical and health)

Dr Oxlad is a Clinical and Health Psychologist who graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Arts. She then completed a Bachelor of Arts (Honours Psychology) at the University of South Australia, Master of Psychology (Clinical and Health) at the University of Adelaide and a Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology) at Flinders University. She also undertook further training to complete a Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis.

Dr Oxlad has worked in a range of government and not for-profit organisations providing psychological services to individuals and families with a range of physical and psychological health issues. She is passionate about assisting people with physical health problems to manage their health issues and to achieve optimal emotional well-being and about supporting people in relation to fertility.

Since 2008, Dr Oxlad has worked as a private practitioner in Adelaide. While she sees clients with a range of concerns, she specialises in reproductive health and fertility counselling. Also, in the area of reproductive health, Dr Oxlad conducts and publishes research related to fertility knowledge, assisted reproductive technologies, and pregnancy loss.

For the convenience of her patients Dr Oklad offers telehealth consultations.


Awards and achievements:

  • Dean’s List of Outstanding Students – Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences



  • Registered psychologist with general registration (AHPRA)

For more information on Melissa, please visit her website: http://www.melissaoxlad.com.au/



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