Therapist Profile

Melissa Ciappetta, M MFT
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
1865 Union Street San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 775-1086
License Number
Practicing Since:
Additional Licenses:
Marriage and Family Therapist

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I offer a therapeutic approach that is warm, non-judgmental, and engages the client. I provide brief and long- term therapy for adults, couples, families, adolescents and school age children. I am a compassionate and seasoned therapist who has treated clients with a range of clinical issues in the Bay Area for over twelve years. My approach provides a safe way to deal with major life changes. I strive to create a positive and calm atmosphere of acceptance for my clients as they work to achieve their goals. I will offer you insight and provide you with thoughtful feedback. I work collaboratively with my clients to develop an integrated approach to treatment that is tailored to the particular needs of each individual client. I will build upon your strengths, which will allow you to begin to make positive changes in your life. Together, we will lead you to discover and take advantage of those shadowed opportunities for personal growth. Call or email me to set up a complimentary phone consultation in order to determine whether it would be a good fit to work together.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Evenings and weekends
Individual, Couples and Family Therapy
Out-of-Network coverage, Private Pay, Superbill provided, Sliding Scale
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


Masters in Marital Family Therapy Masters in Art Therapy Psychology

Area of Specialty

ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Anger Management
Career Stress and Changes
Childhood Trauma
Communication Skills
Creative Solutions
Depression/Clinical Depression
Domestic Violence
Eating Disorders
Employment Issues
Expressive Art Therapies
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Learning Disabilities
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Play Therapy
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families
Terminally Ill
Victims of Crime


Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Family Systems
Languages Spoken
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)


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