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Melissa Matherson LMFT, MCAP

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
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General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM

What was your path to becoming a therapist? What inspired you to choose this profession?

Melissa Matherson is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a master's level Certified Addiction Professional in Florida. She was originally licensed in California and has been working in the mental health and substance abuse fields since 2000. She has worked with a variety of age groups in a variety of settings; her specialty is working with adults with co-occurring disorders. She has a master's degree from Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology. Her approach in her practice of psychotherapy is eclectic and tailored to meet the individual needs of the client. Some of the models she incorporates in therapy include- Cognitive Behavioral, Rational Emotive, Dialectical Behavioral, Psychodynamic, Existential, Humanistic, Family systems, Addiction models as well as many others. She is a firm believer in holistic healing practices and creating balance as key elements to sustaining a good quality of life.




LGBTQIA related issues

General Expertise



Relationship Issues


Bipolar disorder

LGBTQIA related issues

Life transitions

Pregnancy, perinatal, & postpartum issues

In-Network Insurance


Florida Blue

Cigna EAP


Evernorth Health Services



MediNcrease Health Plans


Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Internal Family Systems Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

Marriage and Family Therapy


  • Florida, LMFT, MCAP, MT2697


Pepperdine University

Online Therapy

Office at 8570 Granite Ct, Fort Myers, FL

Frequently Asked Questions About Melissa Matherson, LMFT, MCAP

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

Is Melissa Matherson accepting new clients?

Yes, Melissa Matherson is accepting new clients for online therapy in Florida and in-person appointments at 8570 Granite Ct, Suite 101, Fort Myers, FL, 33908.

Does Melissa Matherson accept insurance?

Yes, Melissa Matherson accepts insurance, including Aetna, Cigna EAP, ComPsych, Evernorth Health Services, Florida Blue, Humana, Lucet and MediNcrease Health Plans.

Does Melissa Matherson offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Melissa Matherson offers in-person appointments at 8570 Granite Ct, Suite 101, Fort Myers, FL, 33908.

Does Melissa Matherson offer online therapy?

Yes, Melissa Matherson offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Florida.

How quickly can I see Melissa Matherson?

Melissa Matherson 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 Matherson speak?

Melissa Matherson conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Melissa Matherson online?

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