Melanie Sipes, LCPC

Practicing Since: 2015

Melanie uses a person-centered approach incorporating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and mindfulness techniques as well as methods drawn from decision making skills, communication skills and stress management. Melanie practices from a supportive, solution-focused approach to allow for the client to meet his/her goals and specific needs.

Melanie’s prior experience includes intensive outpatient treatment/psychotherapy with clients struggling with depression, anxiety, bi-polar disorder, personality disorder, PTSD, anger management, self-esteem issues, major life changes, grief and loss, and substance use/abuse. Melanie enjoys working with clients using a compassionate and collaborative approach; the client is part of their own treatment team. Melanie tries to meet the client where they’re at by utilizing a variety of therapeutic interventions that are appropriately tailored to each client. Melanie sees therapy as a collaborative approach, contributing her professional input foundationally to help clients achieve their goals.

Melanie is licensed in the state of Maryland #LC9364 and the state of Virginia (#0701012573).

Client Thrive Program
Credentials Earned:

Engagement Badge
Awarded: 08/01/2022

Connection Badge
Awarded: 8/19/2022

Collaboration Badge
Awarded: 10/26/2022