Hello! My name is Melody Anderson, CMHC. As a therapist, my hope is to provide a safe space for you to explore the issues and concerns in your life that are inhibiting your growth, healing, and ability to move forward. I have an irreverent approach to life and am awkward and a bit silly in my attitude and goals. No one person is the same and I seek to help you rediscover you.
I have been fortunate and lucky to have worked with different people, races, culturals, sexualities, identities, spectrums, ages, and goals. Further, I’ve worked with substance use, domestic violence victims and perpetrators, people going through grief and loss, depression, anxiety, sexual identity crisis, and personality disorders. I specialize in Cognitive Behavior Therapy with an emphasis on Person-Centered Therapy (finding out what you value and finding ways to incorporate those beliefs into your everyday life.)
I am married and have five adult children and a tween (5 girls and a boy.) I have a basset hound: Ginger Longbottom Spice. My hobbies include camping, fishing, boating, reading, crafts and being a grandparent. The quote I live by is, “Those who can, should.”
- Stress, Anxiety
- Trauma and abuse
Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Sleeping disorders , Parenting issues , Self esteem , Coping with life changes , Coaching , Compassion fatigue , BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture , Blended Family Issues , Chronic Pain Illness and Disability , Codependency , Domestic Violence , Military and Veterans Issues , Self-Love , Sexuality , Social Anxiety and Phobia , Workplace Issues Read more...
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Trauma-Focused Therapy
LCMHC #8321188-6004 (Expires: 2022-09-30)
I like Mel is resourceful and knowledgeable and regularly checking in to see how I am doing.
Melody makes time for me and listens to my needs. She is able to help me identify and communicate what I need to improve my relationships and be more confident in who I am. I highly recommend her as a therapist.
Mel is truly exceptional. She is insightful, intelligent, empathetic, deep in knowledge, broad in expertise, and knows how to deliver real therapy with a great sense of humor. She has a life full of experience and insights to draw on and a big playbook of techniques and tricks she can bestow on you both to help with what you are facing now and generally make you a stronger and happier person. Thanks you Mel!
Mel is such an amazing therapist and I have worked with her for around thirty sessions so far. She is so easy to talk to and will find connections among what you say and how you can better yourself. She is very experienced and professional, yet still keeps the sessions unintimidating and friendly.
Melody is great. She listens and gives concrete actions and ways to reframe challenges to make each day better. I am comforted by our sessions and follow up readings
Mel is amazing!
She is a very awesome counselor and I would recommend her to anyone. She’s helped me talk about things I never thought I would and she is very understanding and caring. She knows just the right thing to say when you need it and she doing everything she can to steer you in the right direction to become a better you so I thank you for that!
We have only had one session but I am already impressed! Yay!
Melody has helped me so much thus far. I feel I’ve made some real progress and look forward to working with her.
She's such a wonderful human being who knows how to listen genuinely and to come up with realistic solutions to problems.
I have become fond with Mel and I feel like I can trust her feedback on the issues I bring forth to her. She's very attentive and very respectful of my feelings towards certain situations.
Mel has been so helpful to me. She has great words of wisdom and advice on many topics!
she is amazing, very understanding, easy to talk to and has a great sense of humor