Last edited 09/30/2021
Harmon Meldrim LCSW
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What does a first session with you look like?
Should you choose to work with me the first session would be focused on what your worries and struggles are. I would listen and before the end of the first session we would come up with a mutually agreed upon plan to help you move forward with making your life better.
What was your path to becoming a therapist? What inspired you to choose this profession?
I became a counselor because I came through difficult times myself and I learned that life was never meant to be traveled alone. I am not fond of therapists or counselors who wear a white coat and consider the client as sick; and themselves somehow above them. I am here because I have experienced the human struggles of life and want to help others as I myself have been helped.
How has your particular field of specialization evolved in recent years and how has that impacted your work?
There is no roadmap for step-families trying to navigate the special issues related to child-rearing step-families often confront. During my time doing custody evaluations, I learned a great deal about what works for parents sharing custody and what doesn't work. I can help navigate that challenging terrain. During this time of COVID-19 it is normal to feel isolated, alone and down. Having someone listen, understand and support can be extremely valuable to get through hard days.
Aging related concerns
Sexuality Based Issues
Adoption & foster care
|Marriage & Couples Counseling||$110|
Types of Therapy
Marriage & Couples Counseling
Young Adults (18-24)
Treatment Approaches / Modalities
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Marriage and Family Therapy
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Training / Certifications
Externship-Marriage and Couples Therapy, with a focus on working with families in court. University of Rochester
Post-MSW Fellowship, Child and Family studies, Yale University
- Florida, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, 16352
PhD, Child and Family Studies, Syracuse University
MSW, Social Work, St. Louis University
MEd, Counseling, St. Lawrence University
I began my career as an officer with the US Air Force, where I worked with military members and their families for 21 years. During that time I worked in a variety of social work and mental health settings at Air Force installations around the world. This included out-patient mental health, in-patient mental health and substance abuse treatment. For the past 22 years I have served full-time as a Professor of Social Work at Roberts Wesleyan College. I teach in the Master of Social Work Program, helping graduate students understand psychopathology and how to provide psychotherapy to clients and their families. While teaching I have also continued to work with clients, with eight years experience in adoption work and the past nine years advocating for children whose parents are divorced or separated. I have also worked extensively with step family issues.
Frequently Asked Questions About Harmon Meldrim, LCSW
It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Harmon Meldrim, LCSW, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.
Is Harmon Meldrim accepting new clients?
Yes, Harmon Meldrim is accepting new clients.
Does Harmon Meldrim accept insurance?
No, Harmon Meldrim does not accept insurance.
What types of therapy does Harmon Meldrim offer?
Harmon Meldrim offers therapy for couples, families and individuals.
Does Harmon Meldrim offer in-person appointments?
No, but people in Florida can book Harmon Meldrim for virtual appointments (teletherapy).
Does Harmon Meldrim offer online therapy?
Yes, Harmon Meldrim offers online therapy to people in Florida.
How quickly can I see Harmon Meldrim?
Harmon Meldrim 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 Harmon Meldrim speak?
Harmon Meldrim conducts therapy sessions in English.
Can I book an appointment with Harmon Meldrim online?
Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Harmon Meldrim online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.