Melissa Herr, MSEd, LPC
Melissa Herr is a Licensed Professional Counselor through the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. Melissa received her Bachelor of Science in Education from Youngstown State University, with a major in Special Education for students with mild to moderate disabilities from grades K-12. Melissa taught for three years in the state of Washington, where she was also heavily involved in community outreach for a small church plant in Seattle. She then moved back to Ohio to begin her Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of Dayton.
At Matrix, Melissa works as an outpatient therapist providing counseling to a diverse population of individuals, couples, and families. She works with clients battling many emotional and behavioral concerns such as anxiety, depression, trauma, infertility, post-partum depression, couples work, mood disorders, anger, life transitions, career guidance, and stress. Melissa is also open and able to including a persons faith and spirituality into their healing process.
Melissa uses evidence-based practices, including Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), solution-focused therapy, family systemic therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), EMDR therapy, and other strengths-based approaches. She is dedicated to creating a safe, judgement-free environment for each of her clients. She is direct and transparent with her clients in order to help them achieve the results they desire.