Melissa Wood, LAC
Melissa holds a master’s degree in education from Southeastern Oklahoma State University and additional post graduate education in clinical mental health from Harding University. Melissa is a Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC) in Arkansas (#A2202002).
Telemental health (HIPAA compliant video counseling) certification.
Melissa’s scope of practice includes EMDR, Play Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Melissa has experience working with a range of issues including self-esteem, depression, anxiety, & maladaptive coping skills and beliefs that are rooted in trauma.
Melissa grew up in Oklahoma but has called Arkansas home for over a decade now. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and exploring the beauty of northwest Arkansas.
Melissa believes that there is inherent power in the therapeutic alliance and finds it an honor when clients invite her to come alongside them as a helper on their journey to being the best version of themselves.
“Remember that if you really want to motivate yourself, love is more powerful than fear.”
― Kristin Neff