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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020
- Behaviour Therapy
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Family Therapy
Gregorio has received his Clinical Psychology doctorate at Ohio University in the US and has over 15 years experience of supporting children and young people around the world in a variety of healthcare settings, including NHS children’s services, specialist schools and charitable organisations in the US and Europe.
Greg works with children aged 4+ and their families. His therapeutic approach incorporates a wealth of evidence-based models including Systemic Family Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), trauma-based CBT, exposure therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Reinforcement Based Treatment (RBT), Attachment, Regulation and Competency (ARC) approach and Motivational Interviewing. He believes that therapy works best when three core elements are achieved: a strong therapeutic relationship, proven techniques wielded by a skilled clinician, and a supportive home and community environment.
As well as working privately at Fernwood Clinic, Greg currently works as a Clinical Psychologist at Westminster Department of Children’s Services, managing an Intensive Support Team and providing direct therapeutic support to families and children.
Dr Melendez is registered with the Health and Care Professional Council (HCPC) and is a Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society (BPS). He is an author of over 20 publications and workshops on different aspects of mental health outcomes for children.
Areas of interest
Child and family psychology.
Current NHS consultant posts held
Clinical Psychologist at Westminster Department for Children's Services
Melendez, G. (2003). Therapist-directed feedback: A practical approach to improving outcomes.
Melendez, G. & Fagan, M (2003). Practical applications of corrective feedback: Improving attendance
among students with behavioral disabilities. Unpublished manuscript.
Melendez, G. & Ogles, B.A. (2003). Improving the Ohio Scales: Development of a short form.
Ogles, B.M., Dowell, K., Hatfield, D. Melendez, G., & Carlston, D. (2004). The Ohio Scales. In M. E.
Maruish (Ed.), The use of psychological testing for treatment planning and outcome assessment (3rd ed). Lawrence Earlbaum: New Jersey.
Ogles, B.A., Melendez, G., Davis, K. V., & Lunnen, K.M. (2001). The Ohio Scales: Practical outcome
assessment. Journal of Family and Child Studies, 10(2), pp. 199 - 212.
Ogles, B. M., Fields, S. A., & Melendez, G. (2000).
The role of treatment fidelity and adherence in the wraparound approach. In D. Roth (Ed.). New Research in Mental Health: 1998-1999 Biennium, 14, 290-294.
Ogles, B. M., Melendez, G., Davis, D. C., & Lunnen, K. M. (2000). The Ohio Youth Problems,
Functioning, and Satisfaction Scales (Short Form) Technical Manual. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Mental Health.
Ogles, B. M., Melendez, G., Davis, D. C., & Lunnen, K. M. (1999). The Ohio Youth Problems,
Functioning, and Satisfaction Scales (Short Form) User’s Manual. Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Mental Health.
- B.A. Psychology California State University 1994
- M.S. Clinical Psychology Ohio University 1999
- PhD Clinical Psychology Ohio University 2002
Details of entry to specialist register
- British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered Member, 2019
- Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), 2017
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.