Melissa obtained a Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. Using a client-centred approach, Melissa tailors a therapeutic approach to her clients based on her expertise and experience.
For almost eight years, Melissa has worked with families and children with special needs, including those diagnosed with:
During sessions, Melissa focuses on assisting clients in identifying any obstacles to their goals and creating strategies and solutions.
Couples counselling, child and adolescent counselling, anxiety, and family counselling are some of Melissa's key focus areas.
“Our family was apprehensive about coming for counselling (even though we knew we needed it). But after we arrived, we were immediatly put at ease. We loved some of the communication exercises that Deana took us through.”
Abbotsford family (name withheld for privacy)