Melanie is a Licensed Clinical Professional counselor (LCPC) and a Certified First Responder Counselor (CFRC). She has an undergraduate degree in Sociology with a minor in Criminal Justice, and a Master’s of Science in Mental Health Counseling. She has worked in the field of mental health for the past 16 years. Melanie started her career working with children with severe emotional and behavioral disorders. She has provided trauma focused therapy services to adolescents and adults. Melanie has
connected with women and couples to address depression, anxiety and relationship conflicts. She truly believes in the significance of the therapeutic alliance, meaning the client counselor relationship is supportive and collaborative with the common goal of healthy change and personal growth. Melanie is an empath allowing her to deeply feel the emotions of others and understand different perspectives. This gift enables her to be an especially good listener and problem solver.