Melinda M. Staton
Melinda M. Staton
Cerebral Therapist
ABOUT Melinda M. Staton

Melinda Staton is a Licensed Resident in Counseling with the Virginia Board of Counseling Virginia (Virginia Board of Counseling registration number 0704013933).
She received her Master of Arts Mental Health Counseling Degree from Nyack College: Alliance Graduate School of Counseling in New York City. She is also a certified and credentialed Life Coach and NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) practitioner.

Melinda has experience in working with mandated and at-risk adult and youth clients, military veterans and families, military sexual trauma, PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia and Race Based Stress Trauma Counseling and college students.
Melinda has experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, ADHD Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Grief Therapy and Career Counseling. She strongly believes in the power of each client within themselves to heal, transform, and experience strength and hope. She is committed to providing quality, person centered, evidence-based counseling to help clients achieve their therapeutic goals.

She is passionate about normalizing mental health treatment and improving accessibility to mental health care for all. She is also passionate about establishing a strong therapeutic relationship with clients to foster insight, understanding and growth.
In her free time, Melinda enjoys reading, singing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

“To that one soul reading this. I know you’re tired. You’re fed up. You’re so close to breaking but there’s strength within you even when you feel weak. Keep fighting”. Anonymous

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National Suicide Prevention Hotline:
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