Melanie is a State of Missouri approved Licensed Clinical Social Work supervisor as well as a certified Registered Play Therapist Supervisor through the Association for Play Therapy. Melanie currently contracts with local agencies and/or privately with individuals to provide clinical supervision for the following:
Social workers obtaining their Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Credentials in the state of Missouri
Mental health professionals obtaining their Registered Play Therapist (RPT) Credentials
Mental health professionals obtaining their School-Based Registered Play Therapist (SB-RPT) Credentials
Melanie has over 8 years of supervisory experience, working with therapists in a number of roles and settings. Melanie has worked with a wide variety of personalities and learning styles, and she loves watching clinicians learn and grow professionally and personally. Melanie believes in a collaborative and strengths-based approach to supervision and recognizes the importance that excellent clinical supervision has made in her own professional career. She is dedicated to thinking outside the box, challenging bias, widening perspectives, and expanding knowledge and self-awareness related to diversity and inclusion. Supervision sessions with Melanie include:
ongoing verbal and written feedback of clinical strengths and areas of growth
access to play room for hands-on supervision training
use of therapy books, session materials, and journal articles
individualized focus on self-care and professional self-development goals
Melanie offers weekly meetings for one hour or biweekly meetings for two hours. Supervision rates are $75 per hour for individuals. Group supervision also available by request. Call or email today with questions about availability, approach, and next steps!
References available upon request.
"The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves." -Steven Spielberg