Melissa Savage

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Melissa Savage


Anoka , MN


Melissa completed her Master’s Degree in Counseling and Psychotherapy at Alfred Adler Graduate School and is licensed through the state of Minnesota as a Marriage and Family Therapist. Additionally, Melissa is a Registered Play Therapist through the Association for Play Therapy. Melissa enjoys working with individuals, families, children and adolescents and has experience working with those who have been affected by complex trauma. She has worked with children and families who have experienced, abuse and has also worked as a foster/adopt parent trainer in Arizona on issues of attachment, parenting, trauma and complicated grief. Melissa utilizes a holistic approach to therapy, incorporating mindfulness techniques and the importance of self-care.

  • Trauma
  • Grief and Loss
  • Anxiety
  • Victims of abuse
  • Attachment and Adoption
  • Family Conflict
  • Parenting
  • Life Transitions
  • Play Therapy
  • Sand Tray Therapy

Licensure, Certifications, Affiliations & Evidence Based Specialties

  • MN Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #1278
  • Registered Play Therapist Certification #T938
  • AZ Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (Temp 6377-T)
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy Trained (TF-CBT)
  • Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist Trained (CCTS – I)
  • EMDR Basic Training
  • Associate Member of EMDRIA