Melina Wilcox is a student intern. Melina completed her Master's in Counseling Psychology from Sofia University. She is completing her graduate training under the supervision of Kimberly L. Boyd, M.S., LPC-S.
Melina strives to create a warm and welcoming environment for the clients, she serves to promote a safe space for healing. Melina utilizes a mindful-based, person-centered approach, assisting clients in whole-person healing and growth.
Melina has experience in dealing with such issues as PTSD, trauma, sexual and other types of abuse, anxiety, depression, self-harm, grief, borderline personality disorders and sex therapy. Melina uses a holistic approach which begins with establishing a therapeutic relationship based on trust, honesty, empathy and collaboration. Interventions may include: DBT, Family Systems, Attachment, Trauma Focused, Existential, Somatic and Buddhist Psychology. She enjoys working with children of all ages, including infant mental health. She is a proponent of play therapy and uses a child centered approach when working with younger clients.
Melina's formal education and professional experience has prepared her to counsel individuals, groups, couples, families, adolescents and children. She welcomes all faiths and spiritual practices and all ethnic backgrounds. Melina is invested in the well-being of her clients and looks forward to building therapeutic rapport.
She is a member in good standing of the American Counseling Association and the American Psychological Association.