Melissa K Flores Fioravanti, LMFT, MA

Therapists

Therapist

Melissa Flores Fioravanti, MA, LMFT is a licensed marriage and family therapist. She holds a master’s degree in professional counseling-Marriage and Family therapy through Argosy University and is ABD (all but dissertation status) in Capella’s Industrial/Organizational Psychology PhD program. Melissa is a bilingual English/Spanish-speaking therapist and works with individuals, families, couples and groups of all ages. Melissa has been with CUHHC since 2013 and has worked as a program manager for the ARMHS program and therapy director before deciding to devote her attention back to fulltime clinical work as a therapist.

Specialties: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, adjustment disorders, MICD (dual diagnosis mental health, chemical dependency), DC 0-3 (children ages 0-5)

Board Certifications: Board Certified Marriage and Family therapy supervisor, Board Certified LPCC Supervisor

Clinical Interests: I really enjoy working with a wide variety of people from different backgrounds. I have done therapy with Spanish-speaking clients since 2003. I enjoy working with adults, adolescents and children. I enjoy helping client address depression, anxiety, grief and loss, trauma, relational & other problems through a positive therapeutic relationship.    

Clinical Experience Statement:  I use a variety of therapeutic interventions with clients: narrative therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, EMDR (eye movement desensitization reprocessing), solution-focused therapy, yoga calm and other mindfulness-based interventions.

Education

BS from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (Majors in Spanish, Psychology, International Studies)

MA from Argosy University (Professional Counseling: Marriage & Family Therapy)

ABD-Capella University (Industrial/Organizational Psychology)