Melakee Nicholson

LPC
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About Me

For many of us, myself included, counseling often becomes a process that refuses to come full circle. We are seeking help, but that help seems to elude us and we struggle finding the right fit or the right method that might provide the direction we need.
I was inspired to pursue counseling as a career by my desperate need for help along my life path, and my desire to provide that guidance and compassion to others, in a clear and consistent way.
I want my clients to know that although I may not have experienced exactly what you are going through, I want to be able to provide you with the power to gain some peace, and wade through that difficulty with you. I hope to be a safe place for you, and a reminder that we all struggle need support. I want to work alongside you to find the best way to get you to the place you want to be, using the training, knowledge, and skills I have developed to provide you encouragement and insight.

Education: M.A., Professional Counseling, Liberty University.
M.A., Human Services-Marriage & Family Therapy, Liberty University.
B.S. Environmental Policy & Biology, Western Maryland University.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Depression
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
LGBT , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Eating disorders , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coaching , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Abandonment , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 6

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

Licensing

LPC #76855 (Expires: 2022-09-30)


Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Melakee Nicholson . We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Written by S.T. on May 12, 2022 after therapy with Melakee for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and self esteem

I love Melakee! She is amazing!!

Written by T.A. on May 10, 2022 after therapy with Melakee for 1 month on issues concerning relationship issues

Melakee is extremely intuitive. She has helped me tremendously in processing the place I am in right now.

Written by G.. on Mar 30, 2022 after therapy with Melakee for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem

Great help and really easy to talk to

Written by C.O. on Mar 29, 2022 after therapy with Melakee for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, parenting issues, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Melakee really listens to needs and offers very constructive and helpful advice and tools. Highly recommend!

Written by C.A. on Mar 24, 2022 after therapy with Melakee for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and adhd

I feel like I actual have the support I need and it’s only been a couple weeks!

Written by B.R. on Mar 13, 2022 after therapy with Melakee for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, compassion fatigue, and adhd

She is fantastic

Written by M.I. on Mar 07, 2022 after therapy with Melakee for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Melakee is a great listener and the more I can open up to her, the more she can help. We’re breaking down walls so she can give me the advice I need to help me through my anxiety, insecurities, and depressed feelings.

Written by S.Y. on Feb 06, 2022 after therapy with Melakee for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and compassion fatigue

I feel validated and listened to when talking to Mel. I've never felt once that what I'm feeling or went through was my fault or invalid. I feel safe and trust her.

Written by O.T. on Jan 12, 2022 after therapy with Melakee for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, compassion fatigue, and adhd

She is a very big help. I have nothing but respect for her taking the time out of her day to discuss and attack issues that I have. So thank you.

Written by R.U. on Dec 15, 2021 after therapy with Melakee for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Very helpful and thoughtful

Written by O.L. on Dec 07, 2021 after therapy with Melakee for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and adhd

Mel is a great listener and very detailed in her feedback. She provides support and guidance in a very kind and gentle way. Have throughly enjoyed my time with her

Written by M.E. on Dec 05, 2021 after therapy with Melakee for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes

Melakee is a wonderful therapist. She is so easy to talk to, very kind yet honest. She always has wonderful resources and suggestions to send over.

Written by B.O. on Nov 17, 2021 after therapy with Melakee for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, anger management, and adhd

I have been really struggling this past year. I'm very far from the people in my life that I normally can turn to, so Melakee has been instrumental in my survival. Her advice has been solid and workable. I'm not completely healed but I can see a path clearing up ahead. That's a lot better than the near total darkness I was in.

Written by A.L. on Oct 28, 2021 after therapy with Melakee for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coaching, and adhd

I have had a great experience using BetterHelp for therapy. It’s is a great option for people with scheduling constraints and like the fact that I can communicate to my therapist at anytime. They paired me with a great therapist Melakee who I feel was a perfect match for me. I have found her insightful and her guidance is clear and thoughtful. I look forward to continuing my work with her.

Written by N.A. on Sep 16, 2021 after therapy with Melakee for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, bipolar disorder, compassion fatigue, and adhd

She’s incredible, she engages in everything you have to say and gets down to the root of the problem. She will have you digging deeper into yourself to allow healing and you will definitely be left feeling optimistic after each session. She is empathic and kind and I was quickly able to let down my walls with her. Also she is always on time for meetings and communicates with her clients. She will offer worksheets and articles to broaden knowledge about what you may be going through! Absolutely love her

Written by J.O. on Aug 28, 2021 after therapy with Melakee for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

This was my first time in therapy and although it’s only been a few weeks I can tell it’s absolutely what I needed. I feel very lucky to have Mel as my therapist. She understands me, asks the right questions and is very attentive. It’s heartwarming how much I trust her.

Written by G.R. on Aug 03, 2021 after therapy with Melakee for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and adhd

I enjoyed my time working with Melakee! She was very attentive to me.

Written by L.I. on Jul 11, 2021 after therapy with Melakee for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, and career difficulties

Being able to spot things I miss when thinking about my problems as a whole is important. Seems like I was given the perfect counselor for this. There are times when my emotions don't make sense and this is a strong point for Melakee.

Written by M.A. on Jul 06, 2021 after therapy with Melakee for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and trauma and abuse

She’s the best!!!

Written by M.E. on Jun 25, 2021 after therapy with Melakee for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, sleeping disorders, coaching, and adhd

Melakee has been wonderful. She asks the right questions to get me thinking and then offers sound recommendations/ advice on how to proceed. I look forward to a long term relationship with her!

Written by J.O. on Jun 19, 2021 after therapy with Melakee for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, and adhd

Melakee is great to work with, she is understand and helpful.

Written by A.L. on Jun 07, 2021 after therapy with Melakee for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and coping with life changes

Mel is so kind and so welcoming. The nature of how she interacts is from a truly genuine place where you feel so comfortable to open up and share experiences with her. I appreciate her willingness to always acknowledge me and whatever I’m going through as we work to sort through different areas in my life. Truly an amazing professional, who I’m so grateful to have as help!

Written by T.H. on May 24, 2021 after therapy with Melakee for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, self esteem, and adhd

probably one of the most understanding people I've ever talked to friends included. She also gives a great perspectives on things I've never seen the way she does.

Written by G.A. on May 18, 2021 after therapy with Melakee for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes

you can tell she cares when you send her a message or even in sessions, more like she wants to help you.

Written by D.A. on Oct 05, 2020 after therapy with Melakee for 10 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, and adhd

Melakee is a great counselor who balances empathy and logical processing mechanisms well.

Written by M.E. on Jul 27, 2020 after therapy with Melakee for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

I appreciate Melakee's professional yet personable counseling style. She listens intently and has really provided an effective space for me to cope with some critical life changes.

Written by C.H. on Apr 17, 2020 after therapy with Melakee for 2 weeks

I am only a few weeks in with Mel and I absolutely love it. She’s very insightful and makes me think outside the box about myself. I like her approach and she responds in a timely manner which is important to me. She really helps me think things through when asking questions and encourages me to give myself some grace.

Written by A.L. on Jan 30, 2020 after therapy with Melakee for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd

She has been absolutely awesome and helpful. My situation is complicated and she gives practical advice. I also appreciate that she let's me vent and hears me out.

Written by J.A. on Jan 23, 2020 after therapy with Melakee for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, addictions, eating disorders, and self esteem

She’s amazing! So kind and caring. She is patient and genuinely tries to get the heart of the problem, revealing things you hadn’t even though about.

Written by K.R. on Jan 16, 2020 after therapy with Melakee for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, and trauma and abuse

Melakee is amazing, she’s a perfect fit!

Written by A.S. on Jan 08, 2020 after therapy with Melakee for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, and anger management

My time with her has been very short, but I really like speaking with her. She is understanding and really helps to break down where my issues are and to help me find ways to go about helping me fix them. She is very easy for me to share information with, and I'm very comfortable talking to her.

Written by A.N. on Dec 24, 2019 after therapy with Melakee for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Melakee is so patient and understanding. She really listens and has shown me how to express my feelings. I always look forward to our sessions!

Written by L.E. on Nov 14, 2019 after therapy with Melakee for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd

I was so nervous to start therapy in the first place. I wasn't sure what to expect nor did I find it comfortable to talk about myself. With Melakee I feel so confident in her understanding what I need and she's always there to listen and help.