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Melissa Carr(She/Her/Hers)

Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW
Anxiety - Depression- Relationship issues- Trauma- Work stress-First Responders -

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Professional statement

Melissa’s clientele comprises of individuals from diverse backgrounds seeking support for various concerns. She works with adults and adolescents facing issues such as anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, stress management, and self-esteem. Melissa also provides guidance for personal growth and development. With a compassionate and nonjudgmental approach, the therapist creates a safe and supportive environment for clients to explore their thoughts, emotions, and challenges.

In therapy sessions, she employs an integrative approach, drawing from various evidence-based techniques tailored to each client's specific needs. Melissa combines elements from cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), psychodynamic therapy, and mindfulness-based approaches. By integrating these modalities, the therapist aims to empower clients, enhance self-awareness, and promote positive change in their lives. She collaborates closely with clients, offering guidance, insights, and practical strategies to help them achieve their therapeutic goals.

With a robust professional background, Melissa holds a Master’s degree in Social Work and is licensed as a mental health practitioner. They have accumulated several years of experience in working with first responders, victims of abuse, anxiety, trauma, and community mental health settings. Her diverse experience has exposed her to a wide range of psychological concerns and provided her with a comprehensive understanding of human behavior and emotional well-being. Melissa continually engages in professional development activities to stay updated with the latest research and therapeutic approaches, ensuring the highest quality of care for their clients.

The therapist's office is conveniently located in a peaceful and confidential remote setting, allowing clients to feel comfortable and secure during their sessions. Remote therapy sessions allow for the convenience and flexibility of online therapy. With a flexible schedule, Melissa strives to accommodate the client’s needs, including evening and weekend appointments. She prioritizes timely responses to inquiries and aims to create a seamless and supportive therapeutic experience for all clients, whether in-person or online.

Message to clients

Before we embark on this therapeutic journey together, there are a few things I want you to know. First and foremost, I want you to understand that this space is a safe haven for you. It's a judgment-free zone where you can express yourself honestly and openly. Your experiences, emotions, and thoughts are valid, and I'm here to listen, support, and guide you through them.

In our sessions, I strive to create a collaborative and compassionate atmosphere. I believe in the power of empathy, active listening, and genuine connection. We will work together to explore your concerns, uncover underlying patterns, and develop effective strategies to overcome challenges. It's important to remember that therapy is a process, and progress takes time. There may be moments of discomfort, but they often signify growth and self-discovery.

My hope for you is to find a sense of healing, self-acceptance, and empowerment. I want you to leave our sessions feeling inspired and equipped with the tools to navigate life's complexities. Remember, you are not alone on this journey. I am here to support you every step of the way, and together, we can uncover your inner strengths and build a brighter future.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 7 years

911 Co-Responder Program , Behavorial Health Program Manager

Texas A&M - Commerce , MSW , 2017
Louisiana State University , BA, 2002


Texas: 64725




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

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Work stress - Managing overwhelming stress and expectations; increasing effective ways of restoring and maintaining emotional stability and health; addressing challenging relationships with coworkers and bosses

First Responders - Boost resiliency and healthier ways to cope with work stress by offering learning tools to better manage work and home life balance.


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Teenagers (13-18)

Locations & Hours

I am currently on a wait-list for services but do have an active waitlist. Openings will vary and could take anywhere from 1 week-6 weeks.


  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Magellan Health
  • Multiplan or PHCS
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$175 (50min)