Melissa Dotson

Counselor, MS, LMHC

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Melissa Dotson

Counselor, MS, LMHC


Location

Offers video and phone sessions

Dotson Therapy & Associates, LLC Indy Location
3815 River Crossing Parkway
Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN 46240
(317) 790-3031

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Dotson Therapy and Associates, LLC Anderson Office
1106 Meridian St
Anderson, IN 46016
(317) 790-3031
Announcement icon Accepting new clients. All sessions are done by video currently. I am here to help during this unique, stressful & anxiety provoking time.
***Accepting new clients*** Offices in Indy & Anderson. I will bill most insurances. First, I would like to take a moment to applaud you for taking this difficult first step in the change process towards a better, more positive you. Finding the right person to help you make these positive changes can be challenging. I am here to be your change facilitator, your partner for becoming the person you want to be. If you’re looking to meet your potential, deal with a crisis, address relationship issues, mental health issues, addiction, depression, anxiety, self-esteem/image issues and more I can help.
I believe in a client centered approach. This is where we work together to find treatment that works best for you. You are the expert on you! Unconventional and modern approach to therapy. I offer therapy in unique & flexible ways: In office, Teletherapy (like Skype), meeting at a setting of your preference (additional cost), or combination of the above.
This gives you the flexibility of therapy on your terms, your choice of location, and at your comfort level. I am happy to offer a free initial 10 min phone consultation. I look forward to hearing from you and creating your own personalized therapy approach together. Lets help you achieve your best!

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $125 - $150
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • ACI Specialty Benefits
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Central IN Health Partners
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • ComPsych
  • Community Health Direct
  • Community ProHealth
  • Coventry National
  • EAP Provider
  • Encore
  • FSA/HSA Cards
  • First Health
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Insurance not listed? Contact me for a quote!
  • Lutheran Preferred
  • Magellan
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiplePlan/PHCS
  • New Directions
  • Optum
  • PHCS
  • Private Pay Discounts
  • SIHO
  • Sagamore
  • Stratose Network
  • TRICARE
  • UMR
  • USA/MCO Group Health
  • UnitedHealthcare
I am happy to bill your insurance. However, you are responsible for determining your copay and for any services not covered by insurance.
Email me or call (317) 790-3031 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 12 Years
  • School: University of Saint Francis MS in Mental Health Counseling
  • Year Graduated: 2016
  • License and State: 39002923A Indiana

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Indiana / 39002923A
  • Certificate Date: 2016
  • Certificate: University of Saint Francis / BS Psychology & MS Psychology
  • Certificate Date: 2009

Location

Dotson Therapy & Associates, LLC Indy Location
3815 River Crossing Parkway
Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN 46240
(317) 790-3031
Offers video and phone sessions

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

Dotson Therapy and Associates, LLC Anderson Office
1106 Meridian St
Anderson, IN 46016
(317) 790-3031
Specialties
  • Mood Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Women's Issues
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anxiety
  • Borderline Personality
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Obesity
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Lesbian
  • Gay

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Queer Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals

Links

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Last Modified: 27 Jun 2020
Melissa Dotson, MS, LMHC, Counselor in Indianapolis

Melissa Dotson

Counselor, MS, LMHC