Therapist Profile

Name:
Melissa A. Johnson, M.S.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
4047 1st St Ste 209 Livermore, CA 94551-4972 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(925) 683-6664
License Number
LMFT47998
Practicing Since:
2003
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Are you thinking of leaving or thinking of cheating? Allow me to help you sort out your mixed emotions. Without judgment. Without pressure. Without pushing you one way or another. One day you woke up and realized that your relationship wasn’t the same anymore. Maybe you felt lonely, disconnected, unappreciated, unloved, or even just generally dissatisfied. The spark is gone and you didn’t even notice the flame was going out. Suddenly you feel like you need to do something, but what? Do you work at fixing what went wrong? Do you call it quits? What about your partner? What if you’re involved with someone else? Trying to figure out if you should stay in a relationship is difficult and you may want to turn to well-meaning friends or family members to help you decide. The problem with that is they are usually biased; they give you advice based on what they want for you because they care about you, not necessarily what you want or what’s in your best interest. Revealing all of your deep, dark secrets can even turn them against you or your partner. That’s where I come in. It doesn’t matter if you’re just thinking about leaving or getting involved with someone else, sharing a deep personal connection without getting physical, or in the midst of a full-blown love affair- I can help. My job is to help you sort through all of these confusing emotions, figure out what you want and need, make a plan to get it, and help you execute it. Without judgment. Without pressure. Without pushing. Sound good? Then give me a call or learn more at www.RelationshipSolutionsCA.com One of my professional passions is helping men and women who feel trapped, misunderstood and judged- usually because they are considering or have been involved in an emotional or physical affair. The deep sense of shame and guilt that most people feel in this situation is often perpetuated in the therapist’s office during couples therapy as the client admits to their transgression and is then perceived and often labeled as a “betrayer”. Sometimes my clients are guilty of simply considering leaving their relationship, and are accused of not wanting to work it out. No one should ever feel that they cannot talk to anyone without being judged. So I’ve dedicated my career to helping those people- the ones with the relationship secrets so taboo that they feel they have nowhere else to turn. My particular brand of individual therapy is Without judgment. Without pressure. Without pushing for a particular outcome. The decision is yours alone- but I’m honored to be your guide.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday 1pm-8pm
Tuesday 1pm-8pm
Wednesday 1pm-5pm
Services
I primarily work with individual adults, but am available for couples work as well. I also work with parents of strong-willed or out-of-control adolescents.
Insurance
No Insurance Accepted, Private Pay, Superbill provided
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
Online

Education

Degrees
B.A., Psychology M.S., Counseling Psychology

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Adolescents
Couples
Divorce/Dissolution
Individual
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Parenting
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Relationships
Single Parents
Telephone/Online Therapy

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Psychodynamic
Certifications
Certified Parent Project Facilitator
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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