Melissa Jenkins

LCSW

Melissa Jenkins

LCSW

Telehealth Available
Professions: Clinical Social Worker
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LCSW - 26697
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Cigna
  • Coventry
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • HealthNet
  • Health Net of California
  • Managed Health Network (MHN)
  • MHNet
  • MHNet Behavioral Health
  • Optum
  • Optum/United Health Care
  • Optum Health
  • OSCAR
  • Oscar Health Insurance Co.
  • SutterSelect
  • UMR
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Health Care
Free Initial Consultation
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability

Offices

San Diego, California 92126
IMPERIAL, California 92251

My Approach to Helping

Melissa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Ridgecrest, California and has 20+ years of experience working with adults and children in various settings, including county and non-profit mental health, employee assistance programs, and private practice. Melissa works from a collaborative, strengths-based approach, assisting and supporting clients to be the architects of their own lives. She works with anxiety, depression, grief and loss, disruptive behaviors, relationship challenges, self-esteem, and trauma. She has a specialty emphasis on ADHD and LGBTQ+ services.

Melissa is a privately-based licensed clinical social worker at Path Mental Health Network and has her own private practice called The Compassionate Couch. She also provides clinical supervision for practicum students and pre-licensed therapists.

Services I Provide

  • Consultation
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Career Choice
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Family Problems
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • Stress

Types of Therapy

  • Art Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

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