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Melissa Pérez, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Current Availability:

I have a waitlist for new clients. If you would like to be added to it, I can notify you when I have an opening available.

Melissa Pérez remote and phone therapy in CaliforniaMelissa Pérez remote and phone therapy in California
Provides therapy in California

About Me:

  • My clients describe me as:

    Affirming, compassionate, and collaborative. I hope for clients to feel accepted and understood, and empowered to fully show up as themselves

  • Something to know about my approach is:

    It centers practicing cultural humility, trauma-informed, LGBTQIA+ identity affirming, and in age-appropriate ways, sex positive, poly-friendly, and kink aware approaches.

  • Together, we will:

    collaborate & create a safe space for you to process your identities & lived experiences. I hope that through our work together you are able to become a more authentic version of yourself.

  • I specialize in working with people who:

    are experiencing anxiety, & depression, mood disorders, grief, life transitions, multicultural issues, family and relationship issues, and identity development and exploration. Or identify as LGBTQIA+, BIPOC (particularly Latinx), Spanish speaking.

  • I became a therapist because:

    I enjoy connecting with people. I value how healing a therapeutic relationship can be, where people can practice being vulnerable, & authentic.

  • Something that stands out about where I offer therapy is:

    that my in person office is in Clairemont

More Details:



In-Network with:

Aetna, Optum Health, Oscar Health, UnitedHealthcare

Languages Spoken:

English, Spanish

Years Licensed: