Melissa Alcorn Ferry,LCSW

Melissa Alcorn Ferry,LCSW

License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) - CW022934
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • AmeriChoice (UnitedHealthcare Community Plan)
  • Anthem
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • First Health
  • GWH-Cigna (formerly Great West Healthcare)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PHCS
  • Optimum HealthCare
  • Optum
  • Optum/United Health Care
  • Optum Health
  • Quest Behavioral Health
  • Tricare
  • TRICARE Non-Network Provider
  • United Health Care
  • UPMC Health Plan, Inc.


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

My Approach to Helping

Melissa Alcorn-Ferry is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with more than 20 years of experience in the mental health field. She is energized by helping people reach their goals and potential. Melissa specializes in depression, anxiety, bipolar, trauma, addiction, grief, and life transitions. Melissa completed her Master of Social Work (MSW) at the University of Pittsburgh. She has worked in homes, schools, communities, partial hospitalization, and outpatient treatment programs. This professional experience enables her to provide the support and guidance her clients are seeking. Melissa uses multiple treatment approaches which she matches to her client's needs and preferences. Some examples are brief treatment, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, dialectical behavior therapy, and family therapy. Your emotional well-being can have an impact on your life. If you’re having a hard time, Melissa is confident she will be able to meet you where you are on your journey and help you accomplish your goals. Whether you have hit a bump in the road or you are ready to address a difficult issue, Melissa can help with whatever you may be struggling with. If you are ready to talk and do the work, schedule an appointment with her today.

More Info About My Practice

Thriveworks is a leading mental health provider of therapy and psychiatry, founded in 2008 by AJ Centore PhD. Thriveworks offers in-person and online care, with 380+ offices across the country and online providers in 49 states.
Thriveworks’  licensed providers accept most insurances, covering 180 million Americans. They provide personalized treatment for depression, anxiety, trauma, stress, relationship issues, and more.


  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Borderline
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Fear
  • Fertility Issues
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Incest
  • Irritability
  • Men's Issues
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Physical Abuse
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Women's Issues

Types of Therapy

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