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Melanie Lopes, M.S.
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1330 Lincoln Ave. Suite 310B San Rafael, CA 94901
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Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I work with individuals who are feeling stuck in old patterns and know that change is needed, but are struggling with the next steps and may even feel uncertain that lasting change is possible. If this rings true for you, I can help. Through our work together you can develop greater self-awareness and hope, as well as new skills for navigating the unknown and coping with life's many challenges. You can find a sense of freedom in no longer feeling compelled to resort to old harmful patterns and become more confident in your ability to create lasting change. I specialize in working with individuals who are struggling with the impacts of substance abuse, addiction, and/or trauma. I also am experienced in working with individuals who are in a relationship with someone struggling with addiction. I can help support you in your recovery, whether it is recovery from addiction, trauma, loss, or stressful circumstances. If you have been impacted by the North Bay fires, I can help. I offer EMDR to aid in healing from the impacts of traumatic experiences.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Individual Adult Psychotherapy
Beacon Health Options
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


M.S. Counseling Psychology, Dominican University of California

Area of Specialty

CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Depression/Clinical Depression
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Self Esteem/Personal Growth


Theoretical Orientation
EMDR-Eye Movement Desensitization/ Reprocessing
Languages Spoken


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