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Melissa Brown LCSW

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
Headshot of Melissa Brown Licensed Clinical Social Worker

General Office Hours

In Central Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Saturdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Sundayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM

What does a first session with you look like?

The first session, as with all Thriveworks therapists, will involve talking through your needs and goals for therapy — whether those involve managing depression, anxiety, relationship problems, or another mental health challenge. This will enable you to receive the very best care, as a personalized treatment plan will then be developed for subsequent sessions. Thriveworks helps people live happier, more fulfilling lives. Clients are guided and supported as they work through their unique mental health challenges – and, along the way, shown the life-changing power of therapy.

What is your style/approach to therapy?

I offer a variety of counseling approaches including CBT / Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems. I believe my role, as your therapist, is to help you identify and remove the barriers that are preventing you from having the healthy and full life that you seek. Sometimes other people cause hurt or harm, and sometimes we do it to ourselves. There is a path to healing, and it would be my honor to walk by your side on that journey.

What should we know about your experiences and background?

Melissa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over 25 years of experience in the field of social work. She has worked in a number of specialty areas, including addiction recovery, child and family welfare, community mental health, domestic violence, sexual assault, medical/inpatient, law enforcement, military, and Veterans. Melissa has extensive experience in working with PTSD and complex trauma. She is trained in Biofeedback, CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy), CPT (cognitive processing therapy), PE (prolonged exposure), and EMDR (eye movement desensitization reprocessing). Additionally, Melissa utilizes a variety of cognitive and somatic interventions in a holistic approach to assist you in reaching your goals. Melissa believes that if something is worth doing, then it is worth doing well. For that reason, she engages in ongoing training to increase what she has to offer clients. Her current favorite books are "The Body Keeps the Score" (van der Kolk), "In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts" (Mate), "Anchored" (Dana), and the Bible. Melissa is a child of God, saved by grace through faith, and walks confidently in the knowledge that He fulfills His promises to us.  For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord,  plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future . Jer 29:11




General Expertise



Domestic violence

Sleep & insomnia issues

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Sexual Harassment & Assault


Veterans' issues

In-Network Insurance



Cigna EAP




First Session$200
Individual Therapy$170
Marriage & Couples Counseling$170
Family Therapy$170
Group Therapy$170

Types of Therapy

Individual Therapy

Marriage & Couples Counseling

Family Therapy

Group Therapy


Adults (25-65)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Eclectic Therapy

Cognitive Processing Therapy

Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)


  • Tennessee, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, 8105


Master of Social Work, Aurora University

Work History


Online Therapy

Office at Thriveworks Counseling Nashville, Nashville, TN

Frequently Asked Questions About Melissa Brown, LCSW

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

Is Melissa Brown accepting new clients?

Yes, Melissa Brown is accepting new clients for online therapy in Tennessee and in-person appointments at Thriveworks Counseling Nashville, 4004 Hillsboro Rd Suite 207-A, Nashville, TN, 37215.

Does Melissa Brown accept insurance?

Yes, Melissa Brown accepts insurance, including Aetna, Cigna, Cigna EAP, Humana and Optum.

What types of therapy does Melissa Brown offer?

Melissa Brown offers therapy for couples, families, groups and individuals.

Does Melissa Brown offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Melissa Brown offers in-person appointments at Thriveworks Counseling Nashville, 4004 Hillsboro Rd Suite 207-A, Nashville, TN, 37215.

Does Melissa Brown offer online therapy?

Yes, Melissa Brown offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Tennessee.

How quickly can I see Melissa Brown?

Melissa Brown typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Melissa Brown speak?

Melissa Brown conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Melissa Brown online?

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