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Melanie Kissell, LAPC

Therapist

Melanie has a warm and compassionate approach to building relationships with clients. She believes that a meaningful relationship is key in helping her clients navigate the challenges they face.  Melanie enjoys finding creative ways to help clients achieve their goals.

Melanie specializes in helping children, teens and adults who experience intense emotions gain adaptive coping skills and self-acceptance.  She uses an integrative approach that blends play therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy in the ways that best fit each client’s therapeutic needs.  Melanie believes that every individual has the capacity for extraordinary growth and resilience when met with acceptance, support, and hope.

Works with: children, teens, adults, parents, and families
Specializes in: play therapy, childhood behavior and adjustment problems, parent coaching, eating disorders, and anxiety/depression