Melanie brings brightness, encouragement, and balance to her work with you. She believes that using a holistic approach encourages success.
Melanie graduated with a Master of Arts degree in Psychotherapy from Adler Graduate School in November 2007, and established Invigorate Life Counseling, pllc in 2010.
Melanie is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a passion to support and reframe your ?nutty nonsense? thoughts into positive forward-moving action. She often uses EMDR as one of her approaches with clients that may feel stuck in the past or are having difficulty getting through one of life?s obstacles.
Melanie works with children, adolescents, teens, adults, couples and families.
Some areas of focus and experience include achieving work-life-balance, anxiety, trauma, depression, self-esteem improvement, as well as communication and boundary issues.
As the owner of Invigorate Life Counseling, Melanie believes that having an eclectic community of therapists provides greater opportunities to strengthen and revitalize both individuals and families.
Melanie offers the following services:
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) Therapy: Melanie is a trained EMDR therapist and uses this specialized approach with children, adolescents, teens and adults. She uses a variety of EMDR protocols to assist with the healing process of trauma, anxiety, depression, lack of motivation, chemical dependency, and fears.
Psychotherapy groups:Melanie has facilitated a wide variety of groups and is very passionate about the benefits a group therapy process can provide. Some groups she has facilitated in the past include Managing Mental Health Symptoms, Healthy Relationships, Self-Esteem and Encouragement to name a few.
Supervision / Case Consultation: Melanie is a Minnesota Board Approved Supervisor available for MFT, LPC, and LPCC licensure supervision (individual and group). She also offers case consultation for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, Social Workers and Case Managers.
Communication Workshops for Companies: Melanie offers communication workshops to assist employers and employees with team building,conflict resolution, and communication exercises.