Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Education and Specialty

Melissa Macdonald is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker that joined the Georgia Behavioral Health Professionals group in May 2018. She earned her Masters degree in Social Work from the University of Georgia. She has been in practice since 2008 and has provided therapeutic services in a variety of clinical treatment settings including: inpatient psychiatry and detox, residential substance abuse facilities, and private practices. Currently, Melissa provides individual and couples therapy services for adolescent and adult patients.

Professional Development

As apart of her practicing, Melissa completed Emotionally Focused Therapy Core Skills Training.

Therapeutic Services

Melissa enjoys working with individuals of all gender identifications and sexual preferences (LGBTQ community). She specializes in Martial or Relationship Distress, Substance Abuse and Process addictions, anxiety, depression and other mood disorders, self-awareness, and personal growth. Melissa is formally trained in the following therapy techniques:

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Humanistic Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Solution-Focused Therapy

Contact Information

To schedule an appointment with Melissa Macdonald, please contact Georgia Behavioral Health Professionals Decatur office at (404) 500-4266.