We all have challenges in life and regardless of them, I will assist you in identifying strengths, overcoming adversity, and discovering new ways to express themselves. My goal is to work safely, thoughtfully, and collaboratively with you to help you meet the goals that bring you to counseling.
Please reach out to me if you are struggling. There is nothing better than knowing you are not alone.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Avoidant Personality, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Fertility Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Hoarding, Immigration Issues, Infidelity, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems
CO LCSW 09928279
FL LCSW SW17036
UT LCSW 12955287-3501
I love my time with Melida. She really listens and tries to get into my headspace to put herself in my shoes.
Written on Jun 28, 2023 after therapy with Melida for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Great listener and looking forward to ongoing conversations
Written on Feb 13, 2023 after therapy with Melida for 4 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, and family conflicts
I like her
Written on Jan 17, 2023 after therapy with Melida for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, and self esteem
She is very personable and easy to talk to. She is prompt and has good ideas to help me with certain issues. She has provided some worksheets and things for me. I have been very happy so far.
Written on Nov 21, 2022 after therapy with Melida for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, self esteem, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coaching, and compassion fatigue
She is absolutely wonderful. Has helped me so much already.
Written on Nov 08, 2022 after therapy with Melida for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and self esteem
Written on Nov 04, 2022 after therapy with Melida for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, and anger management