Melissa Semple, MA, is a licensed professional counselor completing her post-doctoral residency with Psychology Specialists. As a doctorate student at Argosy University-Schaumburg, she completed her pre-doctoral internship with Linden Oaks Behavioral Hospital in Naperville, Illinois.
Her areas of professional interest include anxiety, depression, PTSD, and all childhood related disorders. In addition, Melissa specializes in the use of psychological assessment for all ages to facilitate the diagnostic and treatment processes. With her genuine passion for working with children, she particularly enjoys providing diagnostic services and treatment for ADHD, ADD, ODD, and children who fit on the Autism spectrum.
Using many therapeutic strategies, Melissa has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. Melissa firmly believes that her patients are best served by treatment tailored to best fit the needs and values of each individual. Her integrative therapeutic approach combines behaviorism, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Person-Centered Therapy techniques.