Melanie Bomar

Melanie Bomar

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT 121603
M.A. Clinical Psychology w/ emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy, Pepperdine University
B.S. Audio/Video Production, Belmont University
Minor in Religion, Belmont University
Psi Chi Honors Society Member
ASCAP Plus Award for songwriting
Emmy Certificate for television production
EMDR Training Certificate of Completion

Melanie is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She earned her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University and has over 5 years of experience at Journeys working with clients of all ages and various issues.

Melanie is trained in EMDR and works in other modalities too, such as Client-Centered, Psychodynamic, and Gestalt. She has experience with clients struggling with trauma, anxiety, depression, family conflict, phobias, marital issues, health issues, phase of life problems, substance use and childhood trauma.

Melanie also has over 16 years of experience working with teens in a youth ministry setting. Previously, she gained experience in the Television and Music industries. In her free time, she enjoys wilderness backpacking and playing drums.

  • Relational
  • Attachment-based
  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Gestalt
  • Family Systems
  • Gottman Method
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Trauma-Focused

  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Infidelity
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

  • Adult
  • Adolescent / Teenager (14 to 19)
  • Elder (65+)
  • Preteen / Tween (11 to 13)

  • South Bay

  • Female

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