Hello I’m Melanie, a clinical social worker (LMSW) licensed in Michigan with 27 years of professional work experience. I am married and a parent to four adult children. I work with all issues people struggle with, in all age groups. My experience is in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, trauma and abuse, attachment issues, coping with grief and loss, addictions, and eating disorders. I want others to also find their purpose in life and live life to the fullest. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialogue and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling, purpose filled, and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Hearing Impaired, HIV / AIDS, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Visually Impaired, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
MI LMSW 6801088120
She’s a wonderful counselor. She listens and knows me well. Gives me suggestions with my issues. She’s very kind!
Written on Aug 07, 2023 after therapy with Melanie for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd
She is a kind soul. Knows how to have a great conversation and really makes you have a lot of self realization. would highly recommend
Written on Mar 09, 2023 after therapy with Melanie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, self esteem, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd
I like to thank Melanie Cade for her listening skills and her advice it's been very helpful to me and in my try and need. Thank you Melanie
Written on Nov 28, 2022 after therapy with Melanie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, grief, sleeping disorders, anger management, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Very good at listening. Gives me different ways to help with grief and daughter.
Written on Aug 17, 2022 after therapy with Melanie for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, and eating disorders
I really appreciate her patience and convenience and understanding.
Seems to be very knowledgeable in where I’m at.
I like that she is available with texting and I don’t have to wait till I see her.
Written on Aug 02, 2022 after therapy with Melanie for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd