Melissa Dotson


Melissa Dotson


Professions: Counselor, Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Cigna
  • Employer Assistance Plan (EAP)
Evening Availability


3815 River Crossing Pkwy
Suite 100
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana 46240

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My Approach to Helping

***Accepting new clients*** AnthemCignaUnited Health Care Provider! First, I would like to take a moment to applaud you for taking this difficult first step in the change process towards a better, more positive you. Finding the right person to help you make these positive changes can be challenging. I am here to be your change facilitator, your partner for becoming the person you want to be. If you’re looking to meet your potential, deal with a crisis, address relationship issues, mental health issues, addiction, depression, anxiety, self-esteem/image issues and more- I can help. I believe in a client-centered approach.

This is where we work together to find a treatment that works best for you. You are the expert on you! An unconventional and modern approach to therapy. I offer therapy in unique & flexible ways: Teletherapy (like Skype), meeting at a setting of your preference, in-office or combination of the above.

This gives you the flexibility of therapy on your terms, the choice of location, and your comfort level. I am happy to offer a free initial phone consultation as well as a free initial Teletherapy (video) session. I look forward to hearing from you and creating your own personalized therapy approach together. Let's help you achieve your best!

Services I Provide

  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Borderline
  • Breakup
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Panic
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Care
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Trust Issues
  • Women's Issues
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
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