Melissa Wright (She/Her)

LMFT 53296

I have a non-judgmental and compassionate, yet direct, approach.

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Aliso Viejo, CA

  • Individual
  • Group

About My Clients

I specialize in women's issues, mood disorders, personality disorders, and grief & loss. I will provide you with emotional support and coping skills. We all have the strength within us to move toward a healthier, happier, and more fulfilled life, but we need the tools to get there. My goal is to support you in the process of discovering the aspects of your life that provide meaning and purpose

My Background and Approach

I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples, and group therapy in the fields of postpartum mood and anxiety disorders, trauma, grief & loss, and infertility. I maintain a private practice in Aliso Viejo, CA. I have completed the PSI and 2020 Mom Professional Maternal Mental Health Certificate Training. I am the Director and Clinical Supervisor of a non-profit mental health program for transitional aged youths (18-25 years) in Orange County. Additionally, I have served as clinical director and a primary therapist for various treatment programs in Southern California specializing in addiction, eating disorders, and mental illness. I am skilled at providing support for grief and loss, relationship, and trauma related issues.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

I'm am working towards certification in EMDR and Perinatal Mental Health. These 2 certifications are helping me better assist my clients affected by trauma and maternal related challenges. I am licensed in the state of California through the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS), LMFT #53296. I am a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT: #105296) and BBS certified clinical supervisor. I am a professional member of Postpartum Support International (PSI: #40061). On the more socially minded side of life: I study Reiki/energy work and Tarot. I believe that this planet is a gift and we are here to serve our soul purposes. As a member of the LGBTQ+ community, I support any and all causes related to my community. Additionally I whole-heartedly KNOW that Black Lives Matter snd I march for what I believe in. If we ever meet for in-person therapy, you just might meet my Siberian Husky, Arya Blue. We rescued each other.

I have experience with the following
  • Agnosticism
  • Buddhism
  • Christianity
  • Judaism
  • Wicca/Paganism

At A Glance

  • Experience: 9 years of practice
  • Languages: English
  • Rate: $150 - 150/session


949-246-5700 Email Melissa
27402 Aliso Viejo Parkway
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

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