Melissa brings over 30 years of social service experience to her therapeutic process, and believes fully in the healing potential of creative expression.
In-Person Appointments: Salvéo Counseling Kirkland, Salvéo Counseling Redmond
Anxiety, Depression, Grief & Loss, Life transitions, Work-related stress and anxiety, School-related stress and anxiety, Trauma recovery, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support, Gender Questioning, Identity & Values Development
How We Get There
Art therapy, Faith Based Therapy, CBT
Melissa has 30 years of social service experience & has been practicing for 10 years providing art therapy for a wide array of emotional symptoms & life crises. Her theory of practice is humanistic. She believes you are the expert on your own life & she will support you in making choices towards growth & change.
Melissa is a Registered Art Therapist. Although not all clients make art in session, her training in art therapy and other expressive modalities (writing, crafts, guided meditation with art, music engagement) can provide a pleasant way to promote healing.
- MA Mental Health Counseling, Antioch University
- BA Psychology, Rutgers University