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Whether you are brand new to the therapy game in 2022 (or whenever you see this), or if you have had experience with therapy before: Congratulations! We are so happy to have you with us. I know this process can be overwhelming, so I’m here to help you through as much...
Media today is so much click bait! The information that we read is rewritten, scrubbed, and hyped to draw us in, but then it gets too long, has too many names, so we don’t read to the end- and the end is where the article usually hides important information. Your...
“Kids are resilient, they can adapt to this”; “don’t worry, our children are resilient”- what does that even mean? Resiliency is the ability of a person to adjust to, or recover readily from illness, adversity, major life changes, etc. according to dictionary.com. In...
I remember talking with my Mom years ago and she said, “You have to love yourself before you can love someone else.” What a hard lesson that is to learn! People pleasers can so quickly give someone else the respect and love that all, including oneself, deserve....
What is your first memory? What emotions and actions surround that memory? My first memory is when I was about 3 years old, after an injury- I was in the hospital, the doctor thought I was a boy, I was afraid and in shock. Child development tells us that memory is...
Dealing with addiction can be scary and overwhelming, if you don’t have the right resources. MCP Counseling is here to help you stay motivated on moving toward a healthy future.
“Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
— Mark Twain
“Healing severe or chronic pain, I believe, includes transforming our relationship to the pain, and, ultimately, it is about transforming our relationship to who we are and to life.”
-Sarah Anne Shockley
“A great marriage is not when the ‘perfect couple’ comes together. It is when an imperfect couple learns to enjoy their differences.”
– Dave Meurer
You may feel confused about your personal sexual orientation and identity. You may feel confused and uncomfortable revealing your personal sexual orientation to those close to you.
LGBT Couples Counseling
Melinda specializes in working with children, teenagers, and adults in the gender diverse community. She knows how difficult it can be to discuss your innermost thoughts and concerns, but it is her goal to help you grow by listening to your problems and supporting you.
As a sex-positive therapist, Melinda understands that valuing yourself and the other, or others, in the relationship can energize the connection you have. Pausing to consider and share what your intimate needs and/or sexual preferences are helping build connections in trust in the relationship.
Sex Positive Therapy
You may feel confused about your personnel sexual orientation and identity. You may feel confused and uncomfortable revealing your personal sexual orientation to those close to you. Whether its family members or friends this accelerated cycle of thoughts can lead to stress, anxiety, depression, and other mental health struggles.
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