Melissa Peterson, Mental Health Counselor (Pre-Licensed) in Colorado

Melissa Peterson, LPCC

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Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope- MLK We work hard to achieve our dreams only to be knocked down. Healthy relationships are seemingly impossible to obtain in a social media-driven world of high expectations. We want to be cared for and we desire to obtain healthy and secure connections. Many of us battle negative inner voices or outside influences seeking control over our joy and happiness. Many feel alone and isolated, and it can be hard to know who can one trust. I would be honored to be apart of your story and to help build your dreams of love and acceptance to come true, starting first with you loving you!

Hello! You are reading this for you are on the search for counselor who can help you with your concerns and issues you have been experiencing. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate for the state of Colorado. I currently reside in Colorado Springs and practice counseling under supervision at Mayfield Counseling Centers which is also in Colorado Springs. I have worked with individuals and couples ranging from anxiety, depression, Bipolar, grief, dysfunctional communication, unhealthy coping skills, ADHD, infertility issues with individuals and couples. You are the expert of your story, I am here to help sort out the broken pieces and to bring clarity and truth. Your story deserves a safe and compassionate place to be listened to and respected. It would be an honor to meet you and to walk alongside with you on your journey.

Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • ADHD
  • Anger Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar & Other Mood Disorders
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Fertility, Pregnancy & Postpartum
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief & Loss
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Personality Disorders
  • Pet Loss
  • Pre-Marital & Marital Issues
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Identity
  • Spirituality
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Suicidality
  • Suicide Loss
  • Trauma & Ptsd
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy

Faith Based Specialties

  • Christianity

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$110.00 - $150.00
Sliding Scale
Pay By
Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Cash, Check, Health Savings Account (HSA), Credit Card, American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Insurance Plans Accepted
Self-Pay Only

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
License #
Mental Health Counselor (Pre-Licensed)
Board Certification(s)
National Board Certified Counselors
Professional Association(s)
Membership Type
American Counseling Association
Colorado Counseling Association
Graduate School(s)
Year Graduated
Colorado Christian University
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Liberty University
Human Services Degree