Melody Brave (she/they)

Accepting Clients

If you are ready to get to know yourself and break the cycle of anxiety in your life, then welcome to Becoming You Counseling!

Clinical Social Worker in Springfield, MO

  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Contact
  • Individual
  • Group

About My Clients

Are you a responsible, caring, and smart individual struggling with anxiety, panic, and self-esteem issues? Maybe you've been given a number of labels that don't summarize your whole self: perfectionist, high achiever, idealist, entrepreneur, highly sensitive person, analytical, gifted, rebel, people-pleaser, control freak, queer, over-thinker, empath, codependent, etc. If you do see some of these issues in yourself, are you ready to do the important work to become the person you desire to be?

My Background and Approach

Becoming a professional and starting my own life caused overwhelming anxiety, depression, fear, and scary thoughts. The person looking back at me in the mirror was not the person I wanted to be. I was an individual who was afraid to live and afraid to NOT live. The brave, smiling face that I showed everyone was a mask. On the inside, I quivered in terror because I wasn’t sure what was expected of me. But when I knew what the expectations were, I was afraid I couldn’t deliver. I would panic thinking about how I may screw everything up. I needed to address my fears. But I didn’t know how to change my addiction to criticism, judgment, stress, and "getting it right". That was my crisis point. I began self-exploration and therapy. It has been a challenging but rewarding experience finding myself and living an on-purpose calm life. Investing in my mental/emotional health was a gift to myself and everyone I interact with today. Are you ready to invest in your self?

I offer online counseling in the following states:

At A Glance

  • Experience: 11 years of practice
  • Languages: English
  • Rate: $75 - 550/session

Reach out to Melody