COACHING
Options to accelerate your career in Pelvic Health
FREE
$97 $49*
(incl. GST) billed monthly in advance.
 
*Introductory Offer. Join today and pay only $49 per month as long as you stay a member. Price rising to $97 per month once introductory offer ends.
$300
(incl. GST) per hour.
 
Discount available for Pelvic Health CONNECT members.
Introducing coaching to accelerate your career in Pelvic Health
Choose from 3 options
  • Pelvic Health DIRECT. Online forum to ask Melissa your pelvic health questions. Join for FREE.
  • Pelvic Health CONNECT. Private members-only group with live group mentoring with Melissa, group forum, access to resources for your Pelvic Health career, and a public facing Pelvic Health Directory (coming soon). Paid membership.
  • Pelvic Health PRO. One-on-one mentoring, supervision (professional or clinical), or business coaching with Melissa. Priced per hour. Discount for Pelvic Health CONNECT members.
Pelvic Health Direct is an online Q&A forum open to all health professionals - you don't have to be working as a pelvic health professional to ask a question.
 
The Direct forum is designed to give you easy access to Melissa and fellow health care professionals: to enable you to ask questions, get answers, and improve outcomes for your clients. This forum is for health professionals only, not the general public.
Connect is for health professionals working in the pelvic health field who have completed our INTERNALS course.* Join Dr Melissa Davidson for live online mentoring each month. The mentoring is designed to provide you ongoing support, encouragement and accountability, it will challenge you, improve your clinical skills and reasoning, and support your career development in the field of pelvic health.
 

Connect also includes a private community forum to enable you to ask questions, share stories, discuss issues and learn from Melissa and other pelvic health professionals in a supportive, secure, and safe environment.

* If you have completed other courses where internal examination skills are taught, please contact Melissa at [email protected] to see if that course qualifies you to join CONNECT.

Pro is designed to provide you the opportunity to customise support how you need it, when you need it, on a one-on-one basis.
 
You have a range of options with this individualised programme, we can focus on one aspect or do a combination – it's up to you.
  • Mentoring to provide individual support
  • Clinical peer review
  • Clinical supervision to ensure you  are on track with patient care
  • Professional supervision to challenge you to be the best health professional you can be
 
Pro is one-on-one personalised for your needs.
 
 
What are people saying about Melissa's coaching?
Thank you Melissa... for all your support and advice, I could really feel how much you genuinely want us to succeed and improve our profession as a whole. It is inspiring and makes me want to be a better physiotherapist. – Anna, Pelvic Health Business Course 2021

As physiotherapists we are all about the clinical side and think that if we are great physios, the business side will just fall into place. The business course helped me to see that we constantly need to be working on the business side, if the business side is ticking over then the physio side becomes easier and better. We must value ourselves before others see the value in us - Megan, Pelvic Health Business Course 2021
 
I attended Course 3: How to set up your business & thrive as a pelvic health therapist. This course really helps how to set myself up confidently not only as a pelvic health physiotherapist but also a business owner. Thank you so much Melissa - Natalie, Pelvic Health Business Course 2021
About your coach
Dr Melissa Davidson
Post graduate training has been an important part of Melissa's career development over the last 30 years while working clinically with patients. She completed her PhD at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute at the University of Auckland (researching the effects of pregnancy on the pelvic floor muscles and assessing the palpation skills of clinicians). She has a Master of Philosophy (researching pelvic floor muscle tightness in a population of pain patients) from the University of Melbourne, Post Graduate Certificates in Physiotherapy for the Pelvic Floor (University of Melbourne) and Acupuncture (Otago University), and an Advanced Diploma in Orthopaedic Manipulation from Canada.
As well as these formal qualifications, Melissa has attended many short courses in a variety of topics ranging from musculoskeletal, to acupuncture, to pelvic health, and sexuality. She has also tutored and examined at the University of Melbourne (in Pelvic Floor and Women's Health) and presents both nationally and internationally. She is an active member of the Pelvic, Women's and Men's Health SIG of Physiotherapy New Zealand and is the current President to the International Organisation of Physical Therapists in Pelvic and Women's Health. Melissa has also completed a Certificate in Health Science and PK206: Gut Health and Allergies, from the Faculty of PreKure.
Alongside her clinical training, Melissa's employment history includes working in hospitals and private practices in New Zealand and Canada, as well as running her own successful multi-location private practice for 14 years. For the last 5 years she has been successfully consulting as a specialist physiotherapist in Queenstown, Christchurch, Waikato, and Bay of Plenty. As part of running her own businesses, Melissa has invested many hours in business training to enhance her private practice procedures, her income, and develop a strong niche market. This unique set of skills enables her to provide specific training and support in helping other health professionals be successful in pelvic health and business.
Dr Melissa Davidson
Specialist Physiotherapist in Pelvic Health
PhD, MPhil, Dip.Physiotherapy, B.Science, Dip.Manipulation,
Post Graduate Certificates in Physiotherapy (Pelvic Floor and Acupuncture)
Certificate in Health Science
Registered with the Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand under Specialist Scope of Practice
Member of Physiotherapy New Zealand
Which option should I choose?
DIRECT is for you if:
  • You are a health professional treating women or men but you are not a Pelvic Health professional ....... yet ;-)
  • You have clients where pelvic health issues may be a factor in their condition.
  • You might have attended Melissa's training course INTEGRATION: Integrating Pelvic Health into Musculoskeletal Practice Course (formerly called Course 1).
CONNECT is for you if:
  • You are already practicing as a pelvic health professional.
  • You want to accelerate your pelvic health career and join a community of like-minded practitioners.
  • Prerequisite: You have attended Melissa's training INTERNALS: Intro to Pelvic Health internals (formerly known as Course 2). If you have completed other courses where internal examination skills are taught, please contact Melissa at [email protected] to see if that course qualifies you to join CONNECT.
  • CONNECT includes access to DIRECT and can be combined with PRO.
PRO is for you if:
  • You are a health professional at any stage of your career and are looking for guidance about your next steps.
  • You are looking for professional or clinical supervision, peer review, personalised training, or business coaching.
  • This option is available for any health professional, not just those practicing in pelvic health.
  • You don't have to have attended any of Melissa's training courses to access PRO.
  • PRO can be combined with DIRECT and CONNECT.
 
 
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* Introductory Offer. Join today and pay just $49 per month as long as you remain a CONNECT member. Price will be $97 per month for people joining after the introductory offer ends.
** Join and remain a CONNECT member a minimum of 3 months before the course date and get 20% cash-back on your course fee on course completion.
*** If you have completed other courses where internal examination skills are taught, please contact Melissa at [email protected] to see if that course qualifies you to join CONNECT.