Melinda Soules

Education & Experience

I'm a licensed clinical social worker, now in private practice after 26 years of experience working in the child welfare field. I received my Masters in Social Work from Portland State University in 2009. I've completed official EMDR trainings in attachment, early trauma and neglect, recent and group trauma, and addiction.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Central Oregon EMDR Trauma Response Network Bend Film Tower Theatre

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Couples
  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+


  • English


  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna

First Choice Pacific Source Regence Blue Cross/Blue Shield MODA Cigna