Melissa Huff, M.Ed., Ed.S., LPC-A

Melissa Huff received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, as well as her Master’s in Education and Education Specialist degrees in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Clemson University. Melissa has experience working with children and families in the mental health field to assess needs, develop goals, and work together to address concerns facing parents, adolescents, children, and the family system. During treatment, Melissa implements Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, and Reality Therapy to help clients learn strategies for managing their emotions and behaviors, developing positive relationships, and improving their self-esteem. Melissa works with clients and families from a strengths-based perspective to promote resiliency through the identification of character strengths to determine how to utilize character strengths when faced with challenging situations in everyday life. Melissa’s counseling experience includes working with children, adolescents, adults, and families who are experiencing challenges including family conflict, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, ADHD, and peer relationships. Through applying evidence-based practices from a strengths-based perspective, Melissa helps her clients achieve identified treatment goals in the therapeutic setting, enabling them to cope with the stressors of everyday life.