Melissa Galica

(M.A., M.Ed, LPC)

About Me

Hi, I'm Melissa, you can call me Missy.

I have 7 years of counseling experience through the lifespan from 6 to 96. I also hold degrees in Sociology and Women's Studies and Counselor Education with LPC licensing. I am currently finishing a Ph.D. in Counselor Education. As a counselor, therapies I use often include CBT, DBT, solution-focused, motivational interviewing, and narrative therapy. I am passionate about LBGTQIA+, college students, postpartum mothers, and other therapists.
I am easy-going, flexible, and willing to listen.

I excited you stopped by today, seeking help is the hardest step, let's do the next steps together.

Other considerations to help make your choice:
I am available: M-F: 8 am - 2:30 pm for phone calls, and live messages I am unable to provide live video at this time.
I am not available on weekends.
I check all messages up until 5 pm each weekday
All sessions are 30 minutes long


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
Addictions , LGBT , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Parenting issues , Anger management , Career difficulties , Coaching , Compassion fatigue , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Attachment Issues , Body Image , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Existential Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 5

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

Licensing

LPC #76014 (Expires: 2022-10-31)


Reviews

Written by B.E. on Apr 12, 2021 after counseling with Melissa for 1 week on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes

So far I'm very happy to have someone who can give me a different perspective on things.
Excited for what the future brings with her help.

Written by M.E. on Apr 07, 2021 after counseling with Melissa for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, and grief

Love her! She is wonderful to talk to

Written by M.E. on Mar 29, 2021 after counseling with Melissa for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, and self esteem

So far my sessions have been good. And I look forward to our live chat.

Written by Z.A. on Mar 25, 2021 after counseling with Melissa for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes

She very out going understanding of things and helps in different ways. Highly recommend

Written by S.T. on Mar 20, 2021 after counseling with Melissa for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Melissa is relatable and has a variety of life experiences.

Written by B.E. on Mar 11, 2021 after counseling with Melissa for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

She’s a very sweet woman. I’m very comfortable speaking with her about the things that trouble me a lot to the little stressors in my life. I highly recommend if you’re looking for someone whose actually going to listen to you and give a response that doesn’t sound repetitive

Written by A.U. on Nov 30, 2020 after counseling with Melissa for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and coaching

Melissa is the best! She has been super helpful during this very stressful period in my life professionally, personally, emotionally, etc... Very grateful for her!!!!

Written by Z.E. on Nov 19, 2020 after counseling with Melissa for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem

Missy is an excellent therapist and I would recommend her to anyone! She is an active listener and gives great advice when needed. 10/10!