Counseling for Women: Overcoming Codependency and Setting Boundaries

You’ve tried getting the courage to use your voice. To hold boundaries. To speak up for your needs. But it’s not working. People continue dismissing you and treading past your comfort zone. You’re tired of this kind of treatment, but it feels like a lost cause. You feel like you’re at a loss. At thisContinue reading “Counseling for Women: Overcoming Codependency and Setting Boundaries”

Counseling For Women: The Anxiety, Burnout, and Overwhelm of the “Mental Load”

You are doing it all. All. Of. The. Time. You are balancing your home, kids, and work. There are doctor’s appointments, sports events, and laundry that needs to get done. What needs to be defrosted for dinner? You still need to get birthday gifts too… And the list goes on and on.   Have youContinue reading “Counseling For Women: The Anxiety, Burnout, and Overwhelm of the “Mental Load””

Counseling for Women- Concerns Facing LGBTQIA+ Women

So here you are, reading a blog about being an LGBTQIA+ woman. Do you already identify as a part of the LGBTQIA+ community? Or are you considering the idea of “maybe I’m not straight?” Wherever you’re at on the spectrum of identifying, we’re glad you’re here. Did you know that LGBTQIA+ folx are three timesContinue reading “Counseling for Women- Concerns Facing LGBTQIA+ Women”

Political Divide: How to Manage Anxiety Surrounding Political Differences in Families

Think about the last time you had a heated political disagreement with a relative. Maybe you butted heads over a hot-button issue. Or maybe you’ve always voted differently, and in recent years, the divide between you has deepened. Dealing with political disagreements can be difficult, especially when you and your relatives have strong opinions andContinue reading “Political Divide: How to Manage Anxiety Surrounding Political Differences in Families”

Welcome to Moxie Family Therapy!

A LITTLE BIT ABOUT MELISSA MELLON, LMFT AND MOXIE Deciding to begin the therapy process is an important and life changing decision. Life can bring so many beautiful and challenging experiences and opportunities. As a therapist, I believe that each of us has the knowledge and ability to create the life that we desire.  Sometimes we just needContinue reading “Welcome to Moxie Family Therapy!”