About Melissa Walter, LPC

Melissa WalterMelissa Walter, LPC

Telehealth Therapist

Educational Background:

Melissa Walter completed her undergraduate studies with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Texas A&M University – Commerce, TX. She furthered her education at the University of Alabama, earning a Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling in Mental Health. Melissa’s post-graduate training emphasized an existential/humanistic approach, supplemented with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and other techniques.

Clinical Experience:

Licensed in Texas, Melissa has extensive experience working with adults and couples. She combines humanistic and cognitive-behavioral approaches to therapy, focusing on empowering her clients through evidence-based techniques. Melissa is skilled in addressing existential challenges and providing mental health and wellness coaching.

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Texas
  • Advanced training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

Areas of Specialty:

Melissa treats a wide range of conditions including:

  • Addiction
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement, Grief & Loss
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Image
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • College & Career Counseling
  • Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship/Communication Issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Social Anxiety
  • Spiritual/Metaphysical
  • Stress Management
  • Wellness Counseling
  • Women’s Issues

Focus Areas:

  • Existential/Humanistic Therapy: Focuses on individual potential, self-determination, and self-realization within the environmental context.
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Employs CBT to develop personal coping strategies, altering unhelpful cognitive, behavioral, and emotional patterns.
  • Health/Wellness Coaching: Supports clients in achieving personal wellness goals through motivational interviewing and tailored health coaching.

Therapeutic Approach:

Melissa’s approach is rooted in positive psychology and existentialism, complemented by her background in alternative therapies. Her therapy sessions are optimistic, nurturing, and aimed at empowering clients to overcome personal challenges and redefine fulfillment.

Professional Philosophy:

Inspired by the holistic connection between mind, body, and spirit, Melissa is committed to helping clients achieve healing on all levels. She values the transformative power of therapy and personal growth.

Contact Information:

For those seeking a therapist who nurtures all aspects of being and employs a blend of humor and open-mindedness, Melissa invites you to start your journey towards a balanced and joyful life with her.

Excerpt: Melissa Walter, LPC, uses a blend of existential and cognitive-behavioral therapy to empower clients, specializing in mental health, wellness coaching, and existential challenges.

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