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Melissa Morrison, LMHC  

Therapist

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Melissa Morrison is a licensed mental health counselor with a master’s degree in mental health counseling from Boston College. In spring 2020 she will complete her doctorate in clinical psychology (PsyD) at William James College. She is experienced in working with young adults, particularly undergraduate and graduate college students, focusing on issues such as anxiety, depression, LGBTQ+ identity formation, and substance use, among other issues.

Melissa emphasizes building on clients' strengths and working toward empowerment.  She believes that clients are their own experts and that it’s her job to identify areas of growth while also offering skills that may help manage distress. Melissa is also passionate about social justice and brings that lens to her work. Melissa takes an active role in the therapeutic process and approaches each session with openness, curiosity, and acceptance.

Melissa is interested in working with people experiencing a variety of issues. While she specializes in identity formation and anxiety, she has a range of experience working with depression, substance abuse, sexual trauma, issues regarding self-confidence, and OCD. She utilizes a variety of therapeutic techniques, including DBT, CBT, and motivational interviewing.