She/Her/HersLicensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
Melissa Janosek (she/her) is a licensed clinical therapist based in San Francisco specializing in work with young professionals who are navigating relationships and dating, career and work related stressors, family dynamics and life transitions.
Melissa Janosek completed clinical training at Barry University in Miami, FL in 2005. Her professional pursuits lead her to the Bay Area, a slice of California that she considers home, now having spent the majority of her career working between Oakland and San Francisco. Her clinical orientation encompasses evidence based practices such as DBT, CBT, EFT as well as relational and strengths based modalities to provide an integrated therapy approach that is tailored to your needs. Melissa Janosek brings 20 years of professional experience in the healthcare and mental health industry to her private practice having worked in a variety of settings providing direct clinical services to program development, management and clinical supervision.
For the safety of the community during the pandemic and to increase access for mental health support psychotherapy services have moved online. Clients are able to receive the same high quality care through Telehealth without ever having to commute to an office or look for parking! You will just need a good WiFi connection and a private space to talk to begin. Ideally sessions are held on a weekly basis following a free initial phone consultation for clients based anywhere in California.
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
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
Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Alcohol use disorder & addiction - Tolerating emotional discomfort; reducing or eliminating reliance on alcohol; development of new coping mechanisms for stress and suffering.
Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
Melissa Janosek is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 16 years
Department of Veterans Affairs, LCSW, 2008 - Present
Columbia Psychiatric Hospital , LCSW , 2004 - 2008
Progress Foundation, LCSW/Program Manager, 2008 - 2008
Bridge Properties , BSW/Program Manager and Counselor , 2003 - 2006
Barry University, MSW, 2005