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Melissa Rios

Melissa Rios remote and phone therapy in New YorkMelissa Rios remote and phone therapy in New York
Provides therapy in New York

About Me:

  • My clients describe me as:

    A person who have extensive knowledge and experience in providing gender affirmative therapies and trauma informed services for women and families.

  • Something to know about my approach is:

    I draw upon my extensive knowledge in education, psychology, and clinical practice by utilizing a variety of therapies and modalities.

  • Together, we will:

    work on self-awareness and the identification and achievement of your self-directed goals.

  • I specialize in working with people who:

    Experience behavioral addictions as well as chemical addictions, sex offender therapy, domestic violence/ victim and perpetrator therapy, codependency and relationship therapy, and court-ordered screenings, assessments and services.

  • I became a therapist because:

    I believe that all people have innate resilience and numerous personal strengths and abilities. I also believe it’s natural for people to feel vulnerable at times.

  • More about me and my practice:

    I am a licensed psychotherapist and addiction specialist with over 20 years of experience helping others.

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In-Network with:

Aetna, Cigna, Optum Health, Oscar Health, UnitedHealthcare

Languages Spoken:

English, Spanish