Meet the Staff of MCP Counseling
You Deserve to Feel Great. We Are Here to Help.
Melinda Porter, MA, LPC-S is a counselor in Carrollton, Texas. Melinda began her career in education, obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Education with an Early Childhood Endorsement. She then went on to pursue a master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Texas Wesleyan University. While her teaching career was fruitful and lasted for 13 years, she decided to venture into counseling – an endeavor that will allow her to work with individuals and their families as a unit.
Melinda is also happy to help those who identify with any other non-conforming sexual or gender identity. She has assisted families coping with the “coming out” process and has helped individuals through online video counseling. Overall, she is focused on providing a non-judgmental, comforting environment that cultivates communication and expression. Melinda will guide you on a path toward self-understanding, self-comfort, and self-discovery.
Melinda is proud to offer the following counseling services:
- Depression, stress, anxiety, panic attacks
- Family Communication
- Individual, Couples and Family Sessions
- Sex Positive Therapy
- Out of Control Sexual Behavior
- Working with individuals and/or families in Non-Traditional Relationships/CNM
- Sexuality – identifying your path to growth
- Gender – supporting you in finding your congruent self
- Life Transitions – working to have a healthy understanding of self and supporting you through transitional periods in your life
- Online Counseling – supporting you wherever you are
- Addiction Counseling – guiding you through all of your addiction struggles
Carolina Pena, M.S.
LPC, ext. 103
Carolina has dedicated her life to understanding and assisting those who are suffering. By doing so she pursed her mental health career across different countries and states.
Matt Edge, MS., NCC
LPC-Associate, ext. 104
From an early age, Matt always knew he wanted to go into a career that allowed him to help people.
Karen Williams, M.S.
LPC-Associate, ext. 107
Karen is a recent graduate from Texas A&M Commerce with a Master’s in Counseling. She is excited to begin her journey as an LPC-Associate under Melinda’s supervision. She connects with children, adolescents, and adults who have experienced trauma.
Clinical Manager, ext. 102
Kalley McConathy is the administrative assistant for MCP Counseling in Carrolton, Texas. She is currently attending the University of Texas at Dallas to pursue a degree in Child Learning & Development.
Julissa Rivera is the administrative assistant for MCP Counseling in Carrollton, Texas. From her teenage years, Julissa knew she was destined to help and made sure she stayed available to others in their times of need.
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Hours: Mon – Sat 9am – 8pm, Sun 12-7