About Me

Melissa Holod is a Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in individual, couples and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Brick, New Jersey.

With over 15 years experience as a therapist, and as a graduate of  The College of New Jersey specializing in Marriage and Family Therapy, she is currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are relationship counseling, management of anxiety and depression, family therapy, parenting support, grief counseling, working through infidelity, families with special needs, and step family issues.

In addition to being a practitioner, Melissa also lectures for the Superior Court of New Jersey, Ocean County for their Parenting Workshop series.  She has also given lectures on Caregiver Support and worked with both national and local organizations to provide services for those in need.

Melissa works as a collaborative therapist with her clients to help them gain insights into the issues they may have. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and teach clients the tools they need to effectively resolve life's challenges.   She uses a variety of methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual, couple, or family to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

Educational Specialist Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from The College of New Jersey, 2002
Masters Degree in Counseling from The College of New Jersey, 1996
Bachelors Degree in Psychology from The College of New Jersey, 1994

Licensed Professional Counselor in New Jersey #37PC00048300
National Certified Counselor

Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Member of the National Board of Certified Counselors

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