Melissa Smith

tLMHC

 

6600 Westown Parkway

Suite 240

West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

515.402.4395

melissa@515therapy.com

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Adolescents and Adults

(ages 15+)​

  • Individual Therapy

  • Family Therapy


Insurance Accepted

BCBS, Health Partners,

Midland's Choice/Cigna,

Tricare

Appointments

Variable, Weekdays

Temporary Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Master of Arts, Counseling and Psychology in Education - University of South Dakota

EXPERIENCE

Melissa received her Master’s degree in Psychology and Education from the University of South Dakota. She worked as a School Counselor in the Des Moines area for six years before transitioning to clinical therapy.

SPECIALTIES

Her specialties include working with teens and adults on Anxiety, Depression, Family Conflict, Identity, Grief and Loss, Career and School Concerns and Trauma/PTSD.

MY APPROACH

Melissa utilizes a client centered approach, CBT, TF-CBT, Motivational Interviewing and is EMDR trained.  In her free time, Melissa enjoys spending time with her two children, friends, and family. She loves cooking, gardening, sand volleyball, live music, hiking and traveling.

Works with:

  • Adults and Adolescents

Fill out the Contact Us form to schedule with Melissa or call 515.402.4395.