One of the owners, supervisors, and individual and family therapists at Blackbird Counseling. She is a board certified Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Melissa has worked with families, individuals, and has run social skills groups for children and teens. Melissa uses DBT, CBT, Play Therapy, and Solution Focused approaches in her therapy sessions, but adapts her approach based on the need of the client. She is interested in getting certified for EMDR, so she can assist people in working through their trauma. Melissa started as a Therapeutic Mentor and enjoyed helping the children she worked with, so she wanted to become a therapist. She enjoys going her work and helping others. Melissa also enjoys baking cakes and other desserts. She believes that sharing meals and celebrating occasions is an important part of our lives. Melissa loves sharks and the conservation of the species.
"The song of my soul is not just one song, but music. Music can make a moment memorable. I have a special place in my heart for oldies and classic rock, but I would say that I like all types of music and songs." - Melissa Moriarty