Melissa Stetson, M. Psych, LMHC


Melissa Stetson is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree of Arts in Psychology from the University of Phoenix in 2012, followed by earning her Master’s in Arts in Counseling Psychology in 2015, from American International College.

Melissa has experience working with children with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges in the public school setting, therapeutic day treatment program, in the community, and within the home. She has experience working with young adults in the community college setting for over 5 years, who have learning and emotional disabilities including young adults on the Autism Spectrum. She has worked with children, adolescents and their families in their homes providing intensive in-home therapy. She has also worked with young adults as a mental health intern in a clinical setting at Westover Job Corps in Chicopee, MA. She enjoys reaching out to underserved populations and working in the community. Melissa also has clinical experience and enjoys working with adults who experience relationship difficulties, anxiety and depressive disorders and adults who suffer from the symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. She is trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and Motivational Interviewing. She considers her approach to be person-centered, strengths-based and collaborative.

Clinical Focus

  • Autism Spectrum
  • Life Stressors
  • Relationship Issues
  • Anxiety/Panic
  • Depression
  • Loss/Abandonment
  • PTSD
  • Self-esteem
  • Trauma

Demographics Focus

  • Couples
  • Military
  • Elementary 6-11
  • Family Therapy
  • Adults 18+
  • Adolescents 12-17

Treatments Offered

  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Strengths-Based Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Client Centered Therapy

Additional Services

  • Teletherapy Available


  • English


  • West Springfield