Melissa Gatlin

Melissa Gatlin


  • Over 20 Years as a credentialed Social Worker
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – 1993
  • Post-grad Certification/Advanced Trainings in:
  • Early Childhood Mental Health- University of Maryland
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Attachment Work with Families and Children
  • License #09272 NPI #1225469422

Client focus:

  • Children
  • Adolescents
  • Young Adults
  • Adults

Treatment Approach:

  • Orientations:
  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy


  • Modalities:
  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Eclectic Therapy
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Parent Coaching & Support
  • Play Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Relaxation-Mental Imagery
  • ​​Sand Tray Therapy
  • Social Skills Training
  • Solution-focused Therapy
  • ​​Strength-Based Practice

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