Depression, anxiety, chronic stress
Pre- and postpartum adjustment
Childhood behavior problems
Difficulty associated with adolescence
Traumatic stress and PTSD
Adjustment to sudden or difficult life changes
Feeling "stuck", excessive self-criticism or shame
Melissa provides a safe and caring place for feeling, talking, learning and healing. She helps children, adolescents, adults and families learn to navigate life's challenges, develop resiliency, find balance through change, and process the stress of trauma dn life-altering events. You can discover and enjoy greater well-being through the mental and emotional aspects of natural health.
Approaches to work may include:
Cognitive behavioral therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Somatic Experiencing for trauma healing
Play therapy and sand tray therapy
Compassionate Communication (aka Nonviolent Communication or NVC)
The first step can be difficult but if you're here and thinking about it, you are probably closer than you think to making the changes you want. All the information you need to make an appointment and get started on your journey to greater well-being can be found on the website or by calling Melissa's confidential phone line.
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