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About Melissa

        Melissa Stricklin, MA, LPCC (any pronouns are fine) is a licensed therapist practicing in Minnesota. Melissa is NeuroDivergent (autistic + ADHD), Queer, and has lived experience with disability and chronic illness.

        Melissa is passionate about educating mental health professionals about anti-ableist practices. Melissa is the owner of a private practice counseling agency in Minnesota called New Canvas Mental Health. Melissa provides individual therapy to clients using a variety of techniques including EMDR, DBT, and Solutions-Focused techniques.

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Image description: Photo of Melissa, a genderfluid white person who is smiling at the camera. Melissa has shoulder length brown curly hair and blue eyes. They are wearing a black blazer with a white shirt and they are standing in front of a plain white background.

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