Mrs. Melanie L Abbott, RSW (BC, ON, NS)


EMDR Certified Therapist

Online Therapy

About Me

I am a social worker (MSW), currently living in Yukon but have spent most of my professional life in BC, and more recently in Nunavut. I

Education & Experience

I am a social worker with 20 years of experience in the field. I have worked specifically in mental health and addictions for the past 9 years. I am certified in EMDR and also trained in CBT and in DBT skills. I am a trained hormone assessor for gender-affirming care.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations


Specialty Area

  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Gender Identity
  • Moral Injury
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Suicide Risk

Population Served

  • Adults
  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military


  • English