Melissa Griffing, Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas

Melissa Griffing

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We are a small group of all woman therapists experienced in play therapy, perinatal therapy, adolescent therapy, family therapy, and individual therapy. I am passionate about helping families reach their brightest potential.

WellNest Counseling was founded in 2021 by Melissa Griffing. Melissa is a Licensed Profession Counseling and Registered Play Therapist. Melissa is passionate about bringing peace to families across DFW. WellNest has 3 other therapists, each specializing in their own niches. Jennifer is a licensed professional counseling specializing in play therapy and parent support. Jenner spent the last 10 years working in the school setting. Amanda is a licensed professional counselor and a school counselor. She has been working as a school counseling the last 5 years. She is an expert in working with tweens and teens. Zina is a licensed clinical social worker. She specializes in working with adults, professionals, and moms.

WellNest counseling aims to support the family as a whole. We believe that the relationships you form in your family of origin are fundamental to how you interact with the rest of the world. WellNest's vision is to help families form strong bonds, healthy coping skills, and healthy boundaries through the lens of parent support, individual therapy, and family therapy. We meet people where they are and provide a safe, warm, and welcoming environment in which people can process their deepest concerns. We believe that you are the expert on your self and your family, we just not a lot about development and best practices. Together we will work to reach your goals.

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Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • ADHD
  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Fertility, Pregnancy & Postpartum
  • Gender Identity
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional/Defiant Behavior
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness
  • Play Therapy & Sandtray

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$125.00
Sliding Scale
No
Pay By
Cash, Check, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA), Credit Card, American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
1
License(s)
License #
state
Licensed Professional Counselor
79615
Texas
Board Certification(s)
National Board Certified Counselor
Professional Certification(s)
Organization
Date
Registered Play Therapist
Association for Play Therapy (APT)
2019
Graduate School(s)
Degree
Year Graduated
Southern Methodist University
Masters of Science in Cousneling
2017