Staff

Melissa New LCSW, is a seasoned clinician with fifteen plus years of experience in child welfare, focusing on services to pregnant and parenting teens; and adolescents in crisis or who have a trauma history. She utilizes a recovery model of service provision with a strength based perspective and an eclectic mix of therapeutic interventions including: traditional talk therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, Theraplay® techniques, play therapy, and task-focused therapy. She provides services to youth, their families, and individuals in need; and clinical supervision to professionals. Additionally Melissa provides consultation and collaboration with community agencies to further program development and evaluation. Melissa can be directly reached at 331-457-5260 or mrobertsnew@famccservices.com

 

Donje Swanson LPC, NCC, is informed by her belief that life is always changing and changes can be difficult to navigate alone. These changes may cause or be caused by anxiety, depression, traumatic experiences, or loss of identity. They are complicated and can leave a sense of being overwhelmed and in need of support. Donje provides that support. Donje works alongside her clients to form a plan together on how to facilitate positive and healthy changes. She believes that change comes from accepting ourselves where we are and working towards growth. Donje’s approach is accepting, non-judgmental, and genuine. She utilizes therapeutic approaches that assist in healing and progress whether for individual, couple or family sessions. Donje works with children, adolescents, adults and families. She looks forward to helping each client towards self-improvement. Donje can be reached at 331-305-3912 or donje.r.swanson@gmail.com