I am licensed in Illinois with 23 years of professional work experience. I have a master's degree in adult psychology and a master's degree in child psychology. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & trauma and abuse. I also have experience working with depression, self-injurious behavior, PTSD and domestic violence. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes
IL LCPC 180005358
She is kind and understanding. Listens well and is able to help me out ideas into a kind of list manner so I can sort them out. Very respectful and always on time.
Written on Sep 01, 2023 after therapy with Melissa for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd
Melissa is caring and professional, highly recommended! As well as BetterHelp, way to go to revolutionize the Counseling Industry in the digital age!
Written on Aug 17, 2023 after therapy with Melissa for 1 month on issues concerning career difficulties