Dr. Melanie Soilleux is a Psychologist in Washington DC and Virginia. Clients who work with Dr. Soilleux are adults and college-aged individuals who come to therapy for a variety of reasons. Some are experiencing relationship issues or identity concerns, struggling with life transitions, imposter syndrome or burnout, feeling overwhelmed or stuck, or struggling with anxiety or depression. Individuals of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and ethnic and cultural backgrounds are welcome.
Psychodynamic psychotherapy posits that our past experiences impact our current experiences and relationship with yourself and others. In sessions, clients work with Dr. Soilleux to increase insight into these connections and into patterns of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. These insights can allow clients to make more well-informed decisions to improve their lives and reach their goals. In addition to increased self-awareness, Dr. Soilleux takes an active role in assisting clients to develop coping skills based on their strengths and to establish new behaviors that may improve their quality of life.
Dr. Soilleux received her Bachelor of Science degree from Tulane University and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The George Washington University. As a part of her doctoral training, she completed a pre-doctoral internship at Drexel University’s Counseling Center. After receiving her doctorate, Dr. Soilleux continued her training by completing a postdoctoral fellowship at The George Washington University Counseling and Psychological Services. She has experience working with a diverse clientele across a variety of settings, including college counseling, community mental health, and group and private practices.
Dr. Soilleux's office is located in Dupont Circle in Washington DC. It is easily accessible by DC Metro. There is also street parking available. Currently all appointments are conducted through a HIPAA complaint video platform (and you are not required to create an account for additional privacy).
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Identity development - Understanding, accepting, and strengthening one’s sense of self through the exploration of family, work, and personal values
Melanie Soilleux is not in-network with any insurances.
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Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Private Practice, 2020 - Present
Group Practice, 2019 - 2020
GWU Counseling and Psychological Services, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2018 - 2019
Drexel University Counseling Center, Intern, 2017 - 2018
University of Texas Southwestern, Center for ASD, 2012 - 2014
GWU, PsyD, 2018
GWU, MPsy, 2016
Tulane University, BS, 2012