LPCC-S, LSW, ACTP
Melissa currently accepts the following insurance: Paramount, Frontpath, Aetna, MMO
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Melissa is both a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with training supervision designation and a Licensed Social Worker in the state of Ohio, as well as an Advanced Certified Trauma Practitioner. Melissa completed her undergraduate studies in Psychology at Bowling Green State University and her graduate studies in Counselor Education with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of Toledo. She has additional training in anxiety, mood and behavioral disorders; emotional regulation; youth with sexually abusive behavior; ADHD; expressive arts therapy; play therapy; self-harming behavior; and extensive training in trauma therapy.
With over twenty years experience in the field, Melissa’s passion is working with children, adolescents and families. She has worked in a variety of settings that include outpatient, inpatient, crisis, school-based, home-based and juvenile detention, working directly with clients, as well as in the role of supervisor and director. Her experience allows her to understand the importance of a collaborative approach in order to provide the best possible outcomes for her clients and families. Melissa has a non-judgmental approach and believes all individuals are worthy and capable of change.
Melissa is married and the mother of three children. She enjoys spending time her family, traveling, and reading in her down time.