Michelle Combo - Registered Psychologist

Primary areas of interest are Indigenous mental health, complex trauma, and mindfulness therapies. Currently working as a Senior Psychologist at Inala Indigenous Health and part-time Team Leader for Way Forward: An Indigenous Approach to Well-Being Project.




  • Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)
  • General Registration with AHPRA
  • Professional Experience
  • 10+ years in community adult mental health, and Indigenous mental health
  • Qld Branch Chair of the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy (2013 - 2016)
  • Vice Chair of the Board for Kummara Association Inc. [Indigenous Family Care] (2017 - 2020)




Areas of Interest / Expertise


  • Adult Mental Health
  • Indigenous Mental Health
  • Borderline Personality Disorder - qualified DBT therapist
  • Complex Trauma/PTSD
  • Mindfulness/Acceptance and Commitment Therapy




Recent Publications


"How an urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care service improved access to mental health care", Hepworth et al (2015). International Journal for Equity in Health.




Current Research Activities


Planning to commence postgraduate studies.