Melanie is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Missouri. She began her counseling career treating survivors of sexual assault and providing prevention strategies to schools and community members. Melanie then worked with college and high school aged students and families, as a student affairs director and counselor for nearly fifteen years. In private practice, Melanie works with a wide range of clients with a variety of needs. While she has specialized training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), she works to tailor her therapeutic approach to meet the needs of each individual.
Melanie specializes in the treatment of a variety of general life struggles and mental health disorders. She has extensive experience working with adolescents and enjoys helping teenagers manage the difficulties of this tumultuous time in life. Melanie also enjoys working with adult clients, addressing their individual needs, and helping them to lead a healthier, happier life. Melanie strives to provide a supportive, encouraging, and validating environment for all clients.