In order to expand the services I offer, I returned to school and completed an M.S.Ed in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at St. John’s University. After over 10 years of experience as a holistic health coach, I am excited to share that I am now offering psychotherapy under the supervision of Charles Mayer, Psy.D. at his practice in Midtown Manhattan.
141 East 35th Street (between Lexington and 3rd Aves)
New York, NY 10016
Relationship and Dating Issues
Coping with Stress
Implementing Career Life Balance
Sex Addiction in Heterosexual and Gay Men
Alcohol and other Substance Use Concerns
Coping with a Herpes diagnosis
Coping with HIV diagnosis
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Issues
I work with clients using an eclectic approach that is person-centered and based on the client’s needs. I pull from solution-focused, feminist, humanistic, narrative, and cognitive behavioral therapies. My goal is to support clients in healing, defining and honoring their values, and finding solutions to move forward.
Individuals: $100 per 45 minute session
Couples: $125 per 50 minute session
Groups: $45 per session (women's group beginning in Jan. 2015)
****For those who cannot afford the fees above due to financial limitations, please contact me about my sliding scale.
Call for a free 20-minute phone consultation.
Melissa King, M.S.Ed, MHC (Limited Permit)
Clinical Supervisor: Charles Mayer, Psy.D.
Melissa King holds an M.S.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from St. John's University. She has a limited permit to practice psychotherapy under the supervision of Charles Mayer, Psy.D. at his practice in Midtown Manhattan. She also works with the Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, providing counseling services for the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene at New York City's public STD clinics. In addition, Melissa is a certified holistic health coach, with over 10 years of experience working with women on weight loss, healthier eating, improving body image, dating and relationship concerns, and aligning goals with personal values. Melissa has provided wellness workshops at area universities, hospitals, and organizations such as Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Harlem Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York Law School, St. John's University, Latino Aids Commission, Broadway Dance Center, the NY State Department of Labor, and the New York Television Festival. Topics have included: "The Top Ten Changes to Your Food Choices for Better Health," "Nutrition, Emotions, and Weight Loss," and "Self-esteem and Body Image."