Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Provider type: Psychotherapist
Patient Age: Adult
Services Provided: Consultation, Clinical Evaluation, and Psychotherapy
Melissa provides individual counseling to adolescents through adults. Melissa has experience treating a broad range of concerns, including adjustment issues, anxiety, stress, mood disorders, self injurious behaviors, eating disorders/body image concerns, gender identity/gender dysphoria as well as other mental health concerns. Melissa uses client focused and strengths based approaches that include cognitive behavior therapy and holistic/mindfulness based strategies. Melissa believes that a strong therapeutic alliance helps promote healing and personal growth and she strives to develop trusting and empathetic relationships with her clients.
Melissa Farmer, LMHC, (Licensed Mental Health Counselor), received a Bachelors degree in psychology cum laude from Boston University and a Masters degree in clinical mental health counseling with a focus on holistic interventions from Lesley University. Melissa is also licensed as school adjustment counselor.