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Carol J. MelvilleLCSW

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Headshot of Carol Melville Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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In Pacific Time

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As human beings, I find we are more alike than different in our struggles and pain when dealing with issues that interfere with relationships or with being a productive and effective worker, or just with what life throws at us. Although our pain and struggles are similar, the underlying reasons for our specific reactions to challenges are as varied as human experience. The effort to engage in exploration with a caring and supportive therapist takes courage, and can be the first step to untangling the roots of your distress, getting you on your way to healthier coping, and helping you enjoy more freedom to choose how you wish to respond to whatever you encounter..

Specialties

Loss/Grief

Attachment issues

Communication issues

Eating disorders

Parenting issues

General Expertise

Depression

Anxiety

Relationship Issues

Self-Esteem

Social Anxiety

Anorexia nervosa

Binge eating disorder

Body image issues

Fees

First Session$150
Couples Therapy$150
Individual Therapy$150

Types of Therapy

Couples Session

Individual Session

Clientele

Parents

Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Strength Based Therapy

Attachment-Based Therapy

Coaching

Humanistic Therapy

Interpersonal Psychotherapy

Marriage and Family Therapy

Person-Centered Therapy

Psychoanalytic Therapy

Training / Certifications

Certificate in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Certified Parent Educator

Licensure

  • California, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, 16628

Education

Masters in Social Work; Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Work History

I received my license in 1992 and practiced in a community mental health setting as well as private practice, seeing clients with a wide variety of issues. I provided individual and group services for adolescent, young adult and adult women struggling with body image and wanting more positive relationships with food. This included working with women with anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder and overeating/weight issues. I am also a certified parent educator and have worked with parents of young children and teens, helping them improve their understanding of the needs of their children as well as achieve optimal family communication. I pursued post graduate education in psychodynamic psychotherapy, trauma studies, and parent education, enabling my work to achieve a depth of understanding that has enriched and informed my relationships with my clients.

Frequently Asked Questions About Carol Melville, LCSW

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Carol Melville, LCSW, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Carol Melville accepting new clients?

Yes, Carol Melville is accepting new clients.

Does Carol Melville accept insurance?

No, Carol Melville does not accept insurance.

What types of therapy does Carol Melville offer?

Carol Melville offers therapy for couples and individuals.

Does Carol Melville offer in-person appointments?

No, but people in California can book Carol Melville for virtual appointments (teletherapy).

Does Carol Melville offer online therapy?

Yes, Carol Melville offers online therapy to people in California.

How quickly can I see Carol Melville?

Carol Melville typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current availability and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Carol Melville speak?

Carol Melville conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Carol Melville online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Carol Melville online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.