A lot of us have negative and self-defeating thoughts causing problems in our lives.
Would you like to make positive changes but are having difficulty following through?
Would you like to have more positive interactions with others?
I practice using an eclectic approach which includes the therapeutic relationship with a positive focus on the individual and the changes to be made. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy is integrated in the approach.
Therapy is nonjudgmental and accepting of all people.
I hold certifications in:
Cognitive Behavioral therapy
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Gottman's Couple's Counseling
I work with:
Specific specializations include:
Trauma, Sexual Abuse and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Special Needs Adults
Depression and Anxiety
I am always open and willing to work with new and alternative issues.
Other services include: Support in Recovery and Wellness Coaching.
I offer professional speaking on topics I specialize, in as well as consultations and workshops in the field of mental health.
I have practiced counseling in cities, rural areas and in Florida.
2013 Licensed Mental Health Counselor State of Florida
2012 Certified Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
2009 Supervisor's License, State of Alaska
1999 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Certification
2015- Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist (CSAT) - Candidate
Melissa is conveniently located in St Augustine, Florida. She is available for face to face, video sessions or messaging packages.. For a confidential consultation, please call or use the contact form on the left.