Online Counseling
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MSW, LCSW Melissa Futreal

Online counseling

Mental health conditions are real, common and treatable.

And recovery is possible.

Melissa Futreal is an experienced, licensed Medical Health Professional who specializes in affordable online therapy.

More about me

Licensing: MSW, LCSW
Years in Practice: 3

I began helping others in 1990 as a Peer Counselor while active duty in the Marine Corps. After earning degrees in Psychology and Social Work at UNCW/ECU, I obtained Licensure to practice independently with Virginia Board of Health Professionals in 2004. I am originally from the Hampton Roads area, but have enjoyed working internationally with people from many different backgrounds.

I have 3 decades of experience treating trauma with effective, evidenced based modalities, such as CPT , PET, and EMDR. Whether through individual, couples , or Family therapy, I enjoy bringing others to their best version of themselves. I have a warm and practical approach, frequently using a holistic lens to offer practical techniques such as yoga, acupressure, and breathing techniques to alleviate symptoms. I have successfully treated most issues people experience with compassion, and positivity for the future.

About online counseling

Online counseling allows you to receive care from an online mental health practitioner via phone, video chat, or instant messaging. It is convenient for those who may have trouble getting to or would prefer not to have in-person therapy appointments. Ranging from $35 to $80 per week, online counseling is generally more affordable than in-person counseling. A study by researchers at University of California, Berkeley found that online counseling can be just as effective as face-to-face therapy while being more convenient, affordable, and accessible.

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Addictions Relationship issues Family conflicts Trauma and abuse Depression Stress Anxiety Grief Intimacy-related issues Eating disorders Sleeping disorders Parenting issues Anger management Self esteem Career difficulties Bipolar disorder Coping with life changes Compassion fatigue ADHD
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Melissa is a wonderful listener and facilitates my tapping into my own mind-body connection for healing and growth. I’ve learned a lot about myself in talking with Melissa Futreal! I highly recommend her!!

K.E.·Mar 16, 2022


Melissa Futreal offers counseling online via BetterHelp

  • Affordable: Pay a low flat fee for unlimited counseling.
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