Joseph Melendez, Therapist in Washington DC — Zencare
Joseph  Melendez

Joseph Melendez

He/Him/His

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Practice: Grow Therapy
Washington DC Accepting Online
Updated April 28, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Addiction
  • Alcohol use disorder & addiction
  • Drug addiction & abuse
  • Substance abuse
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety

Professional statement

Joseph Melendez is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He graduated from New York University with a Bachelor’s and Master of Social Work. Joseph is heavily involved with the LGBTQIA+ community and is a proud affirming provider. Additionally, he actively supports and works with individuals with disabilities, an area that is often overlooked.

Joseph hopes to work with you soon!


Specialties

Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

Alcohol use disorder & addiction - Tolerating emotional discomfort; reducing or eliminating reliance on alcohol; development of new coping mechanisms for stress and suffering.

Drug addiction & abuse - Tolerating emotional discomfort; reducing or eliminating reliance on drugs; development of new coping mechanisms for stress and suffering.

Substance abuse - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)

Insurance

  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $100 (60min)

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Washington DC)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
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Licensure

Washington DC: LC50082349


Languages

English