Mrs. Melissa Thomas is a graduate from University of Louisiana at Monroe with a Master of Arts degree in Counseling and has earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Louisiana Tech University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Louisiana.
Melissa is a licensed Shreveport counselor has ten (10) years experience in behavioral health hospitals in Shreveport, Louisiana and has worked with children, adolescents, adults and families as well as adolescents and adults with substance abuse issues. Therapy increases self-esteem, confidence and personal growth. This enables people to enjoy their life more. Research shows that talk therapy with a counselor leads to increased happiness, produces effective coping skills, and promotes fulfilling relationships especially for women. Compared to men, women are twice as likely to suffer from depression and three times as likely to become depressed after a stressful event.
Melissa Thomas is an experienced counselor in Shreveport and Bossier City and is skilled in developing behavior modification plans for parents of children with behavioral problems, developing recovery plans, building self-esteem, reducing depressed mood, assertiveness training, and anger management skills.
Don’t wait! Lasting change starts with the first session - Physical health is connected to mental and emotional health - Schedule an appointment today and start working toward building the life you know you deserve to be living!