Melissa Dobbins, MEd, LPC
Registered Play Therapist


My goal is to provide a safe, non-judgmental environment which fosters therapeutic rapport and maximizes the client’s positive change and growth.  My passion is to help children and adolescents that are experiencing emotional, behavioral, and relational difficulties find healing and improve their well-being.  Through an eclectic therapeutic approach tailored to fit each individual’s personal needs, I can assist clients in expressing and working through their difficult feelings, thoughts, and experiences.  I aspire to provide my clients and their families the tools they need to be successful in life and thrive.

Services Provided

Counseling and psychotherapy for children (5-12 years old)
Counseling and psychotherapy for adolescents
Family Therapy

Master of Education in Counseling, University of North Texas
Bachelor of Science, Texas Tech University
  • Play therapy
  • Cognitive- behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Family systems therapy
  • Child-Parent Relationship Training
  • Sand Tray Therapy
I have over nine years of counseling experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families.  My professional work experience includes providing individual therapy, group therapy, and mental health services in community agency and non-profit settings, as well as public schools.   I also have extensive experience treating children and adolescents struggling with behavior problems, ADHD, anger issues, emotional disturbances, trauma, anxiety, depression, sexual abuse, and physical abuse.

Melissa Dobbins, MEd, LPC
Registered Play Therapist


My goal is to provide a safe, non-judgmental environment which fosters therapeutic rapport and maximizes the client’s positive change and growth.  My passion is to help children and adolescents that are experiencing emotional, behavioral, and relational difficulties find healing and improve their well-being.  Through an eclectic therapeutic approach tailored to fit each individual’s personal needs, I can assist clients in expressing and working through their difficult feelings, thoughts, and experiences.  I aspire to provide my clients and their families the tools they need to be successful in life and thrive.

Services Provided

Counseling and psychotherapy for children (5-12 years old)
Counseling and psychotherapy for adolescents
Family Therapy

Master of Education in Counseling, University of North Texas
Bachelor of Science, Texas Tech University
  • Play therapy
  • Cognitive- behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Family systems therapy
  • Child-Parent Relationship Training
  • Sand Tray Therapy
I have over nine years of counseling experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families.  My professional work experience includes providing individual therapy, group therapy, and mental health services in community agency and non-profit settings, as well as public schools.   I also have extensive experience treating children and adolescents struggling with behavior problems, ADHD, anger issues, emotional disturbances, trauma, anxiety, depression, sexual abuse, and physical abuse.