Melanie is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. Melanie received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology degree from University of Houston-Downtown in 2010. Melanie continued her educational goals by completing a Master of Arts in Counseling degree from Prairie View A&M University in 2014. Melanie has an extensive history working in social service and mental health agencies. Melanie had worked with adults, children of all ages, families, and couples to encourage emotional and mental growth, self- awareness, and the development of healthy relationships. Melanie's therapeutic style aligns with cognitive behavioral therapy and on building strengths and improving self-efficacy through short and long term treatment. Melanie has also trained in Trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy. to help clients cope with negative life experiences to reach their full potential. Melanie's hobbies include art, reading, traveling, poetry, and listening to music.