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Melodee A. Smith

LPC, CCSOT

I believe that the counseling experience is a sacred one. You, as the client, have the power to make healthy and helpful choices in your life. It is my role to assist you in this journey.

Education

I graduated in 2006 with a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. I have been fully licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists since 2010. Since 2005, I have been working with teens, adults, and families around a variety of life challenges. Some of the struggles I can help with include managing stress and anxiety, reducing depression, improving self-esteem/self-worth, finding solutions to relational challenges, and working with those who identify as LGBTQIA+.


Services
Individual sessions for folks 18 through Adulthood:
  • Addressing feelings of anxiety and depression
  • Increasing self-confidence/self-esteem
  • Addressing relational difficulties
  • Understanding and changing distorted thinking
  • Treatment of sexual/pornography addictions
  • Offering support and counseling to those in the LGBTQI+ community
  • Creating new narratives and beliefs around difficult or traumatic life experiences
Out of Pocket Rates:
  • Office Sessions: $105 per 50 min session and $130 per 60 min session
  • Video/Phone Sessions: $105 per 50 min session and $130 per 60 min session
  • Initial One hour intake session: $140
I do offer a limited number of spaces with sliding-scale fees. Additionally, I offer a free 20 minute consultation by phone. Please contact me directly to discuss this further. Payments for all session types are due at the conclusion of our time together. I accept cash, checks or credit cards.

Insurance:
At this time, I am considered an in-network provider with Optum, Providence, BCBS, Aetna, Cigna, UBH/UHC, PacificSource and First Choice. I will bill them for you directly. If you have out-of-network benefits through your insurance please contact me and we can discuss whether or not I will be able to bill for you.