Difficult Roads often lead to beautiful destinations.

mox·ie • /ˈmäksē/

noun • INFORMAL•

courage, determination, or perseverance.


Are you anxious, depressed, or stressed? Maybe you’re feeling dissatisfied with your life, unsure about your goals, or struggling to connect with the warrior that you know is inside? You miss her… or maybe you know that she is in there, but haven’t truly breathed life into her yet. You may be finding that your teen or child is struggling, and as much as you love them, you just can’t seem to provide them the help that you know they need. You’ve tried working through your problems on your own and have decided that it’s time to seek help from someone else. I want you to know that you don’t have to try and handle it all alone anymore. We are here to help you to feel better and reclaim your moxie!

When we deny the story, it defines us. When we own the story, we can write a brave new ending.

– Brene Brown

If you’re ready to start enjoying your life again, reach your goals, or re-connect with your loved ones, we are ready to help!

Meet The Team

Melissa Mellon, LMFT

Hello! We are glad you are taking the steps you need to seek help! Click here to learn more about our team of professional therapists and counselors.


Comprehensive assessment and diagnostic services, psychotherapy, EMDR, play therapy, and clinical supervision .


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Counseling for women, couples counseling, family counseling, counseling for college students, and counseling for teens and children in Orange County, CA. Specializations include assisting women, teens, and girls that are experiencing anxiety and depression, or struggling with stress, perfectionism, work-life balance, or trauma.
Serving Santa Ana, Tustin, Orange, Anaheim Hills, Placentia, Brea, Irvine, Newport Beach, Yorba Linda, and surrounding Orange County cities. Providing online counseling to all of California.

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