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Compass Mental Health Counseling

Helping you find your way

About

About Us

Welcome to my therapy practice! I am Melody and I specialize in helping people achieve happier and healthier lives. As a licensed therapist, my priority is to create a safe and nonjudgmental space where people can open up about their feelings and experiences. I believe that everyone deserves to live a fulfilling life, and that achieving that requires a compassionate and understanding support system. I help clients sort through their thoughts and feelings to find the answers they are looking for. Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, stress, LGBTQ+ concerns, sexual concerns, or family conflict. I am here to listen and help you on your journey of personal development.

Melody Miller, LMHC, therapist
Asking for help might make you feel uncomfortable or weak but it actually takes tremendous courage to seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take steps towards change.
If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support you.
 
Treatment

Areas of Focus

Anxiety

Are you feeling overwhelmed and struggling to cope with anxiety and stress? Achieve peace and calm through therapy sessions with a focus on mindfulness and CBT.  We can work together to find the tools and strategies you need to manage your emotions and live a more fulfilling life.

Depression 

If you're struggling with feelings of depression, lack of energy or motivation, or just feeling lost in finding meaning and purpose in your life, therapy can help. At my practice, I provide a safe and nurturing environment for you to explore your emotions and thoughts, and work towards positive change.

Alcohol Abuse

If you're struggling with alcohol or nicotine, therapycan help you understand the root of the problem and develop strategies to overcome it. You can reduce the impact of alcohol or other substances on your life. It's never too late to get the help you need to live a healthier life.

Sexual Wellness
Stress
Codependency and Relationship Anxiety

Sexual health and wellness are key components of a happy, fulfilling life. Therapy can help you overcome any barriers you may be experiencing by providing a supportive and non-judgmental environment where you can explore your sexuality and improve your overall physical and emotional well-being.

Therapy can support you through any difficult life situation. Whether you're struggling with stress management, adjusting to a new life change, or feeling unhappy in your career or family life, I am here to help. I provide a safe and confidential space to talk through your concerns and develop strategies for managing and overcoming any obstacles.

There are a lot of challenges with living with relationship anxiety. Therapy can help you develop the skills and strategies you need to manage anxiety and achieve greater freedom in your life and relationships. Therapy provides a supportive and compassionate environment, where you can explore your feelings and develop practical coping tools.

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Fees

Health Insurance

My practice is  in-network with several commercial health insurance plans. I am not in network with medicare, medicaid, or plans from the New York Health Exchange. 

In-network Health Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (this includes Antham, Excellus, Empire, Highmark WNY)
  • Cigna
  • Independent Health
  • Optum
  • Optum EAP
  • Oxford
  • Oscar
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera

Self Pay (not using health insurance)

New Client Evaluation $120

45 Minute Follow up Appointments $85

In Case of Emergency

Emergency Assistance:

Hotlines:

Crisis Text Line:
New York State has partnered with Crisis Text Line, an anonymous texting service available 24/7. Starting a conversation is easy. Text GOT5 to 741741.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
If your life or someone else's is in imminent danger, please call 911. If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please call: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Domestic Violence:
If you or someone else is in a relationship is being controlled by another individual through verbal, physical, or sexual abuse, or other tactics, please call: 1-800-942-6906

Suicide Prevention
If your life or someone else's is in imminent danger, please call 911. If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please call (800) 273-8255, 24/7.

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