Mary Melissa Springstead Psy.D, MFT, Coaching in Pasadena, California, 91105

Mary Melissa Springstead

Psy.D, MFT

Mary Melissa Springstead

Psy.D, MFT

Professions: Life Coach, Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Marriage and Family Therapist - 47113
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Fees: Free 30 minute phone consultation

$175 per 50 minute session


280 S. Los Robles
Unit B
Pasadena, California 91105

My Approach to Helping

I am an MFT with experience tutoring, teaching and offering psychotherapy to adolescents, children and their families. Though I work together with clients of various academic levels, I specialize in working with people who academically struggle as a result of a learning disability and various educational obstacles. Along with family and individual psychotherapy, I also provide school observations and consultations. I find that by working together with school staff, teachers and other providers, my clients are able to achieve success within their academics and behavioral/emotional health.

Students today often feel overwhelmed with everything that is expected of them. Between academics, extracurricular activities, family and social obligations, students (and parents) feel stressed-out typically leading to problems with anxiety, depression, relational problems, drug and alcohol use, etc.

If you're looking for support and balance with academics, and/or helpful navigation through challenging circumstances, email or call me to schedule a consultation!

More Info About My Practice

Sessions are $175 for 50 minute session with limited sliding scale availability. I accept cash, check, Paypal or credit card. While I do not accept insurance, I can provide you with a super bill to submit to your insurance for possible reimbursement.
Out of Network

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy
  • Home-Based Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    Learning Disabilities, ADHD, College Prep (Transition)

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Career Choice
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Irritability
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Art Therapy
  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Parent Work
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Sand Tray Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
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