Meet Melissa

BACKGROUND

Melissa earned a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) from Friends University, and Bachelor of Arts degree from C.B.C. Melissa is passionate about developing a therapeutic environment that promotes safety, security, and healing.

 

Licenses and certifications:

  • Clinical License in Marriage and Family Therapy (LCMFT) through the state of Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board.

  • Certified in Eye-Movement De-sensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

  • Certified Daring Way™ facilitator

  • Certified in Rising Strong™ curriculum

  • Other specialties: Emotion Focus Therapy, Attachment theory, Neuroscience and Trauma.

 

In her spare time, Melissa enjoys family time with her husband and three children as well as tennis, reading, and all animals.

SPECIALTIES & FOCUS

  • Depression and Anxiety

  • Couple & Marital Issues

  • Trauma Counseling

  • Grief and Loss Support

  • Caregiver Support

  • EMDR treatment

  • Life Transitions

  • Communication

  • The Daring Way™ Curriculum Facilitator

  • Rising Strong™ Curriculum Facilitator