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Melissa Reyerson-Slifer, LCSW, LISW

Stress, Anxiety Relationships Trauma, Abuse Self esteem, Motivation Depression
Video Phone Live Chat Messaging

About me

I am a licensed therapist in Iowa with 3 years of therapy experience, and over 10 years of experience in the mental health field. I have experience in helping clients of all ages, and have worked with clients with a variety of concerns. I specialize in helping clients with anxiety disorders, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, depression, self-esteem, and stress. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Professional experience

4yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Relationships Trauma, Abuse Self esteem, Motivation Depression

Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Dissociation, Hoarding, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic disorder and panic attacks, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Social anxiety and phobia

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Gottman Method, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Services offered

Video
Phone
Live Chat
Messaging

License information

CA LCSW 121273

IA LISW 090798

Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Melissa Reyerson-Slifer. 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.

Littereally the best, I love her so much!

Written on May 27, 2024 after therapy with Melissa for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, addictions, relationship issues, and intimacy-related issues

I would be lost without her and the support she has provided.

Written on May 12, 2024 after therapy with Melissa for 11 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, and self esteem

Melissa listens to me and gives me the support I need and want. I have sent messages and she responds.
Melissa was able to start our appointments with a recap of what was talked about the prior week.
I lucked out finding her.

Written on Mar 24, 2024 after therapy with Melissa for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and bipolar disorder

Great at recommending strategies, listening and connecting, and making me feel heard.

Written on Mar 15, 2024 after therapy with Melissa for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, sleeping disorders, and parenting issues

Great listener that shares a lot of insights and experience for what you're going through!

Written on Feb 20, 2024 after therapy with Melissa for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, sleeping disorders, self esteem, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Melissa is such a caring and understanding therapist! She has helped me work through many issues and always made me feel comfortable talking to her about anything. I could not have asked for a better match!

Written on Feb 16, 2024 after therapy with Melissa for 11 months on issues concerning addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and compassion fatigue