"Hi Melissa, Happy Friday! As I celebrate another year of sobriety I wanted to once again say thank you. Your role in my recovery was a big one, and I will always be grateful. I hope this finds you well. Happy Holidays!"
"I just wanted to say that after today's session with you I felt pretty good about myself overall and whats going on ........... Just wanted to say thanks for everything and even more. You are an awesome person!"
"Therapy with you has really helped me. Even though I know I could handle life on my own, like I always had to, it makes it a lot more manageable."
"He and I are on the road to recovery and to enjoy a lifetime of happiness together – Thanks to everything you have done and said to us."
"I wanted to thank you sincerely for being there for me and listening to what I had to say. Thank you for the advice, thank you for the compassion and thank you for encouraging me to be more positive. Talking to you everyday was kind of a form of journaling for me and it was nice waking up to an encouraging message everyday I am very grateful for your help and I won't take it for granted!"
“Hi Melissa, you provided some very useful and thoughtful provoking ideas. Finally, I see a framework I can use to build a structure for hopefully, solving this problem.”
"I just realize I never actually told you how grateful I am of your help…I’m out here talking about myself in super long paragraphs but I never even said thank you…I feel rude. Please know that I am 100000% grateful for your help and I will never be able to than you enough for being there for me.”
"thank you so much for everything you did for me, I will forever be grateful. I hope you have a good day, keep spreading that positivity!" "I just wanted to let you know that my spirits have been higher than ever as of late, and for the first time in forever, thinking about the future doesn't feel like a pointless endeavor, and I am even a bit excited (and petrified) to see what the future holds! ........... Your help has definitely raised the baseline. I already feel myself not freaking out so much over little things, and being able to feel relaxed and more confident in my interactions with others. Thank you for helping me get to this point!"
"I wanted to thank you for everything and your kindness and your being there and explain things to me and you're just very very positive and helpful thank you."
"Thanks for all you do for me. I mean it. I don't know what I would do without you."
"You are the best support I have had in parenting my children. Thank you, Thank you!"
"You are a beautiful person! Thank you so much for all your help when I was struggling."
"In the many people I am thankful to and for, you are at the top of my list. I hope you know how important you were in my lifelong recovery process."
"Thank you again for all of your help with me. I feel like I've come a long way in understanding myself. I know I have a little ways to go....but understanding myself and 'why I am the way I am' has been immensely helpful. Thank you thank you thank you!"
"Once again, thank you for meeting with me. For the first time in a long time I feel hopeful!!"
"Thank you for working with her and being the sounding board she needs. We appreciate you!!"
"I owe a lot of my health, recovery and progress to you and I will always be eternally grateful. Your office has been my dressing room for life, a place where I could safely try on thoughts and ideas, and determine if I was going to wear them out in the real world. Just like you want to assure I know of the progress I have made, I want to make sure you know just how beneficial your work has been in my life. You are truly gifted at what you do,I can only imagine the hundreds of people you have helped. Maybe this is not how you envisioned your career path unfolding, but you are exactly where you are supposed to be. Thank you from the bottom of my heart."
"Thanks for the support, Melissa. You're doing a great job at keeping me stable and away from my anxiety."
"I cannot tell you how much it means to me for you to respond with such kindness, understanding, encouragement and especially hope - fullness. I really, really appreciate your positivity. I definitely need more of that in my life!!
"Thanks for all you do for me. You are the best!!! You have changed my life."
"You are the first therapist (I've seen) who I am excited to see. I look forward to our sessions."
"Thanks for always being so amazing. :)"
"Your session gave me hope!"
"Thank you for your help in getting our marriage back on track."
"My anxiety is so much better. I actually enjoy spending time with myself more than I have in years."
"I've been thinking all day about that Ahaha moment I had with you today. I am so grateful to be able to understand."
"Melissa is wonderful with teenagers. They all seem to connect with her."
"Thank you for speaking at our school today. We learned so much about mental health and really enjoyed listening to you"
"Thank you for all the help you have given to myself and to my family over the last few years. We couldn't have made it without you in our corner."
"Thank you for letting me share my secrets with you. I feel like a weight has been lifted off my back."
"Thank you for fitting me in today. I feel 90% better."
"I love all the positives I hear from you. I don't hear them anywhere else."
"Thank you so much. I have been practicing as you suggested...it really works! Living in the moment makes all of the difference in the world in my life. I have been practicing and I really like it when I am 'there'. It feels so good in which I have not felt for very long time. It makes me feel alive again, worthy and happy with my self."
"Melissa, many thanks, I am grateful! "
"I, too feel that things have been vastly improving between us. She really is a good girl. Thank you for helping us sort so much out. You have been a tremendous help to her."
"Melissa, thank you, thank you for helping (son) and me too. He made honor roll and is now excelling! I so appreciate what you did for him and me too."
"It helped me so much talking to you right after Mom left, thank you."
"Thank you for helping me make it through High School for the last two years. I made it!"
"Melissa, I had tried to understand my husband's sexual addiction and kept thinking it was my fault. Thank you, thank you, thank you, for helping me understand I didn't cause it and can't control it. I feel so much freer."
"I have never felt safer talking about my 'issues' than I do with you. Thanks!"
"Thanks for your inspiring appointment today. I feel incredibly better. I know I slip back in obsessing but I'm so much better thanks to your encouragement."
"Thank you again for the part you played in my journey to being a healthier person."
"I'm so grateful to you for everything you've done for me. You're so kind and nice to me and you inspired me to become a therapist."
"THANK YOU to a woman who has shown me so much about being composed, confident and compassionate."
"You saved my life! Thank you!"
" I appreciate all your help , thank you ."
"Thank you for all you did, and continue to do, to assist me in my ongoing journey."
"I am grateful, humbled, and privileged to have your help."
"As always, thank you for taking such good care of all the people I care about."
"Thnku. By me telling you about the problem you helped me. You helped me from making a bad bad mistake. So thanku. You help save a life on the last day of 2015, mine. So thnku. "