Melissa Lara Belding, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Preferred Name: Melissa

Education & Experience

I have an MA in intercultural studies from Wheaton College and an MS in mental health counseling from Walden University. I worked in community mental health for over 6 years and have now been in private practice for over 3 years. I work with clients with high levels of dissociation including Dissociative Identity Disorder. I use a parts perspective in addressing anxiety, depression and attachment disorders as well.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Suicide Risk
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Group
  • LGBTQ+


  • English


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid

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