Meet Melinda McDonald, LMFT

I believe that relationships are an essential element to our overall wellness.  I understand that there are times when we may feel stuck in negative patterns and disconnected from those close to us.  Counseling can provide a way to help clients navigate these struggles and promote health and growth in their relationships.  By utilizing compassion and self-acceptance, I believe that we all have the ability to create positive change in our relationships and our lives.  

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist committed to treating individuals, couples, and families from all backgrounds.  In sessions, I use an open, collaborative approach with my clients to empower healing, wellness, and goal development and achievement.  During the process of growth and change, I work to provide a safe space where clients can feel accepted and supported.  I strive to incorporate warmth, genuineness, and humor to create a strong therapeutic relationship.  I am LGBTQIA affirming.

I received my bachelor's degree from Bradley University and my master's degree in marriage and family therapy from the Family Institute at Northwestern University.  I am trained in several therapy models and use an integrative approach to treatment.

Melinda currently sees clients at our Ravenswood location.  She can be reached by phone at 773-750-3600.

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