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Meet Melony Candler!

Melony Candler, M.Ed., is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and alumna of the University of St. Thomas. She completed a degree in International Studies, and then returned to complete coursework to become a psychotherapist, graduating with honors. She began her career in mental health working with The Parris Foundation, providing therapy for victims of violent crimes, facilitating grief support groups for adults and children confronting loss of loved ones due to cancer, and working with a variety of mental health conditions.

As an experienced bilingual (Spanish/English) Licensed Professional Counselor, trained in multiple modalities like, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Melony has helped clients to face the challenges of mood and personality disorders, trauma, as well as neurological issues to help clients improve their use of coping skills, functioning, and make lasting changes in their behavior.

In both coaching and therapy, Melony engages her rapport building ability, business acumen, and leadership skills to collaboratively work with clients to meet goals, and achieve a higher level of wellbeing, while providing compassionate guidance to get to the root of client problems and execute plans to change.

Melony has also provided consultation services to employees of corporate clients to support the successful development and implementation of goals, both personal and professional, improve well-being, and resilience. Additionally, Melony has worked consulting high level executives in Fortune 25 companies in career development to help them develop and achieve goals for advancement and obtain highly sought after positions.

In her free time, Melony enjoys Pilates, taking music lessons, growing flowers and herbs, volunteering at her temple, spending time engaged in the arts, completing the daily New York Times puzzles with her husband, and spending time with friends. She is also the founder of The Healing Garden Wellness, LLC, a boutique service offering private psychotherapy and consulting to clientele.

Specialties: Treatment of Mood and Personality Disorders, Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Trauma, Integrated Behavioral Health, Career and Personal Goal Coaching

-Melony L. Candler, M.Ed., LPC Bilingual, Licensed Professional Counselor Phone:713-501-6085

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