A Good Place For Help was created from a need to provide quality compassionate care to all.
A Good Place For Help is a safe place; a place for healing, learning, and growth.
A Good Place For Help seeks to impact communities by increasing awareness and education about mental wellness.
A Good Place For Help supports mental wellness for healthy individuals, stronger families, and a brighter community.
My name is Mellisa Gooden, founder of A Good Place For Help. I am a Dually Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT).
My training and clinical experience include treating children, teens, adults, couples, and families. I have served clients providing care in various settings such as schools, substance abuse treatment centers, outpatient clinics, non-for-profit agencies, private practice, and in-home.
I use an individualized therapeutic approach that values each client’s strengths and uniqueness.
I am truthful, kindhearted, and supportive which enables me to present a safe and peaceful counseling experience.
Some areas of specialty include anxiety, trauma, racial trauma, PTSD, depression, self-care, self-esteem, stress management, anger management children/adolescent behavioral issues, parenting, family conflict, relationship problems, marriage/couples counseling, life, and wellness coaching.