Melinda Osborn

LCPC

About me

Melinda Osborn is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor based in Springfield, IL. Melinda has earned her Bachelor of Science in Social Work with a minor in Sociology from Illinois State University in Normal, IL, and later went on to earn a Master of Arts in Community Agency Counseling from Bradley University in Peoria, IL. She developed a particular interest in healthcare casework and counseled the sick, dying, and bereaved in a hospice facility. Other areas of experience include life stage transitions, self worth / value, general anxiety, and situational and chronic stress and depression. Melinda is familiar with addressing a client’s psycho/social /spiritual wellness, and takes a systems approach to info gathering. A lifelong Christian, Melinda also has further training with integrating faith based & religious strengths with psychology to work through challenging situations for clients who so choose. She uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy which is an approach that challenges cognitive distortions and behaviors and works to chage them to improve a person's emotional regulation and develop personal coping strategies going forward.


Specialties

  • Family conflicts
  • Grief
  • Self esteem
  • Career difficulties
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
Stress, Anxiety , Relationship issues , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Depression , Coaching , Compassion fatigue , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Chronic Pain Illness and Disability , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 3

Services offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

IL LCPC 180.013753


Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Melinda Osborn. 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 on Oct 11, 2022 after therapy with Melinda for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and self esteem

Melinda is great listener and suggests several options to move forward in improving mental health.

Written on Sep 26, 2022 after therapy with Melinda for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue

We are just getting started, but so far it is going well.

Written on Aug 10, 2022 after therapy with Melinda for 2 months on issues concerning coping with life changes

Melinda has excellent listening skills
Melinda presents new methods that allow me to find new paths to peace

Written on Jul 14, 2022 after therapy with Melinda for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, career difficulties, and coaching

I totally appreciate the help I’m getting. Thank you very much

Written on Apr 07, 2022 after therapy with Melinda for 3 weeks on issues concerning grief

Great

Written on Feb 02, 2022 after therapy with Melinda for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and coaching

Melinda is gentle and listens. She has made the whole experience of therapy a very human one, more of a guided conversation where I can hear my thoughts out loud. She shares wisdoms that often echo long past the appointment.

Written on Dec 01, 2021 after therapy with Melinda for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, and coping with life changes

I recently started working with Melinda and she has a lovely, calm approach, is respectful and knowledgeable. My life is hell right now and she is helping me to work through chaos.
I understand this process and have all the time in the world to work through my problems with Melinda there to help. Very thankful!
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