Melissa Melendez

Melissa Melendez, LMSW, LGSW
Family Therapy, Individual Therapy

Melissa is a licensed social worker in Maryland and Washington, DC. Melissa is passionate
about providing individual and family therapy to children, adolescents, and young adults
experiencing trauma, anxiety, and depressive disorders. Melissa has experience working with
clients struggling with grieving, suicidal ideations, self-esteem, social skills, boundaries, and
relationship issues.

Melissa is a trauma-informed therapist who prioritizes providing clients with a collaborative,
empathetic, and non-judgmental space to meet their therapeutic goals. Melissa specializes in
providing a variety of interventions, including psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
(CBT), play therapy, sand tray therapy, and mindfulness.

As a bilingual therapist (English&Spanish), Melissa strives to provide culturally competent
therapy to clients from diverse backgrounds experiencing issues impacting their emotional well-being. Melissa believes providing psychotherapy and preventative services to clients from
diverse backgrounds who may be unaware of potential warning signs and risk factors
associated with mental health disorders is crucial.
Melissa received her Master of Social Work from the University of Maryland School of Social
Work and her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Penn State. Melissa is a Licensed Master
Social Worker (LMSW) in Maryland and a Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW) in
Washington, DC.

Melissa Melendez
To book an appointment with Melissa Melendez, email [email protected] , or call us at 301-742-2282.