Melissa Kunimatsu

Psychologist, PhD, LP

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Melissa Kunimatsu

Psychologist, PhD, LP


Location

Offers video sessions

Kunimatsu Psychology, LLC
3601 Canal St.
Unit A
New Orleans, LA 70119
(248) 923-4410

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Announcement icon I'm currently offering telehealth sessions ONLY and my waitlist is closed until approximately Summer 2021.
Melissa Kunimatsu is not currently accepting new clients.
As a developmental psychologist, my goal is not to "cure" any specific disorder, but rather to promote awareness, understanding, and wellness in my clients as they grow and change. I provide individual psychotherapy for adult clients and family psychotherapy for adolescent or preadolescent clients (age 11+). My clinical experience covers a variety of concerns, including depression, anxiety, anger management, aggression, adolescent behavioral issues, peer relationships, and family conflict, and I seek to help clients better understand the variables contributing to negative emotions or behaviors in order to make meaningful change.
My therapeutic approach is based in cognitive behavioral (CBT) and functional family therapy (FFT), though I also pull from several other types of therapy which are listed in the Treatment Approach section of this page (see below). I'm not currently offering psychological testing and I don't prescribe medications or offer medication management services.
January 2021 Update: My practice and waitlist are currently full through SPRING 2021, so I am unfortunately not able to accept additional client inquires for the foreseeable future. At this time, I will only be able to respond to any potential new client inquiries with referrals to other mental health providers.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $100 - $150
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • UnitedHealthcare
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 4 Years
  • License: Louisiana / 1398
  • School: University of New Orleans
  • Year Graduated: 2013

Location

Kunimatsu Psychology, LLC
3601 Canal St.
Unit A
New Orleans, LA 70119
(248) 923-4410
Offers video sessions

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Counties:
Neighborhoods:
Website
Specialties
  • Coping Skills
  • Stress
  • Family Conflict
Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Assertiveness
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Burnout
  • Depression
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Life Transitions
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Developmental
  • Eclectic
  • Existential
  • Family Systems
  • Functional Family Therapy (FFT)
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Positive Psychology
  • Strength-Based
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family

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Dr. Kunimatsu is a dedicated psychologist who genuinely seeks to improve the lives of others. She is an intellectual who takes time to help clients with problem solving; her approach is based on sound science and techniques. Her down to earth demeanor makes her approachable and relatable. Dr. Kunimatsu has been a professional colleague for over a decade and her work speaks for itself. I recommend her highly and without qualification.

Last Modified: 23 Feb 2021
Melissa Kunimatsu, PhD, LP, Psychologist in New Orleans

Melissa Kunimatsu

Psychologist, PhD, LP