Melanie received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Idaho and master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy from Idaho State University. She has experience working with individuals, couples, and families providing a strengths based therapeutic approach treating Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, Oppositional Defiance, Grief and Loss, Trauma and other personality concerns. Melanie uses a variety of modalities to treat the whole person and continues to learn new methods that will foster healing. Melanie has worked professionally with adolescents in a variety of settings, including outpatient therapy, juvenile mental health court, community based rehabilitation, and in home treatment helping to restructure and improve family function. Melanie is dedicated to providing an empathetic and honest therapy environment where others can feel comfortable engaging in the process of change.