About Us

The SAM Centre is a mental health clinic established in 2009 to provide high-quality customer and clinical care in a serene space. We’re all about optimising the health, wellbeing and potential of our clients, staff and like-minded practitioners.

Who we are

At The SAM Centre, we are focussed on providing the best care for our clients, from our warm, knowledgeable front desk staff, to our experienced practitioners, we are here for every step of your journey to empower you to live your best life.

We are not only focused on providing the very best care in the present, but well into the future too. That’s why The SAM Centre is passionate about supporting and mentoring the next generation of psychologists to meet growing community needs.

The SAM Centre Mission: 

    • serve, support, and guide, The SAM Centre staff and practitioner team, as well as the customers.
    • provide a warm, welcoming, and professional approach to customer service for all visitors.
    • provide a solid (but flexible) platform for all team members to work and live vitality to release their own potential. 
    • provide a stimulating environment for the practitioners to professionally develop while maintaining optimal work life balance.
The SAM Centre - Mental Health Clinic
Dr Samantha McLeod - The SAM Centre Mental Health Clinic


Samantha is the Founder, Managing Director, and Principal Psychologist at The SAM Centre. She has been a mental health generalist and a self-employed clinical health psychologist in Melbourne specialising in Health, Sport and Exercise Psychology, with 30 years in running private practices, and in well reputable multidisciplinary clinics (e.g. Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic).

The SAM Centre - Mental Health Clinic

As the Director, I aim to provide:

  • high quality customer experience by recruiting personable, caring, flexible, passionate, and vital, team members; 
  • highly skilled, approachable, health professionals providing best-practice, integrated, and specialized, care;
  • a highly sought and valued place of employment environment by providing flexibility, fun, support, learning, and leadership opportunities; 
  • exposure and engagement with the local community, including medical and allied health providers. 


Start your journey to achieving optimal health and wellbeing with one of our psychologists today. Speak to our friendly front desk staff to be matched up with the perfect practitioner for you.

Why Choose Us

Serene and welcoming space

Easy on-site and off-site parking

Secure telephone and video conferencing consultations

Individually tailored, evidence-based interventions to suit your needs

On the spot HICAPS and rebate facilities

20% concession discount to full-time students, unemployed or health care cardholders

10% discount to sponsored teams and organisations