Melody Montano

Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC

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Melody Montano, MA, LPC, NCC, Licensed Professional Counselor in San Antonio
(210) 598-5064 Website

Melody Montano

Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC


Location

San Antonio Counseling and Behavioral Center
4201 Medical Drive
Suite 330
San Antonio, Texas 78229
(210) 598-5064
Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

San Antonio Counseling and Behavioral Center
4201 Medical Drive
Suite 330
San Antonio, Texas 78229
(210) 689-7616
RATED ONE OF SAN ANTONIO'S TOP 3 MARRIAGE COUNSELORS by ThreeBestRated.com. Featured on KABB FOX29, Univision, and WOAI. I can help increase your self-esteem, improve your relationships, strengthen your family, decrease self-defeating behaviors, and make lasting changes in your life! I will guide you through the therapy process in a comfortable atmosphere that will put you at ease, and help you make the changes you desire. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with extensive experience providing individual therapy to children, adults, and couples.
I am also working on my Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology specializing in assessment and evaluation of psychological disorders. I utilize various approaches to treatment such as Prolonged Exposure Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Existential Therapy and more.
I specialize in trauma treatment (PTSD), as well as depression, anxiety, and marriage and family problems. I also provide IMMIGRATION SERVICES and 504/IEP assistance for children in the public school system. My clinical strengths include providing culturally competent care incorporating mindfulness and meditation into recovery interventions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 6 Years
  • School: University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Year Graduated: 2012
  • License No. and State: 69910 Texas

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $70 - $120
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • CHIP | Children's Program
  • Cenpatico
  • Community First
  • Magellan
  • Medicaid
  • Molina
  • Optum
  • Superior MDC
  • TRICARE
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: NCC
  • Certificate Date: 2012

Location

San Antonio Counseling and Behavioral Center
4201 Medical Drive
Suite 330
San Antonio, Texas 78229
(210) 598-5064
Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

San Antonio Counseling and Behavioral Center
4201 Medical Drive
Suite 330
San Antonio, Texas 78229
(210) 689-7616
Specialties
  • Depression
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Relationship Issues
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Assessments and Evaluations
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Behavioral Issues in Children
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Coping Skills
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Abuse
  • Teen Violence
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino
Alternative Languages: Spanish and Spanish (Español)
Age
  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Categories
  • Bisexual Clients
  • Cancer
  • Gay Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transgender Clients

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Intervention
  • Play Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Video/Skype
  • Video Counseling

Professional Connections

Dr. Martha Alaniz-Livingston, PhD, LPC
Dr. Martha Alaniz-Livingston, PhD, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor Partner, known for 33 years
Virginia Gonzalez, MA, LPC
Virginia Gonzalez, MA, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor Classmate, known for 6 years
Marissa García, MA, LPC
Marissa García, MA, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor Classmate, known for 8 years
Ms. Lavelda Naylor, MA, LMFT
Ms. Lavelda Naylor, MA, LMFT
Marriage & Family Therapist Colleague, known for 5 years
Mrs. Alison Wynn Tierney, LCSW
Mrs. Alison Wynn Tierney, LCSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist Colleague, known for 4 years
Allison Melkie, MA, LPC
Allison Melkie, MA, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor Colleague, known for 4 years
Mr. Anthony Washington, MA, LPC
Mr. Anthony Washington, MA, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor Colleague, known for 9 years
Ms. Manijeh Simmons, LPC
Ms. Manijeh Simmons, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor Colleague, known for 3 years
Mr. Basher Salem, MA, LPHA, LPC, LCDC, BSFT-S
Mr. Basher Salem, MA, LPHA, LPC, LCDC, BSFT-S
Licensed Professional Counselor Colleague, known for 3 years
Ms. Mayra Cano, MS, LPC
Ms. Mayra Cano, MS, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor Colleague, known for 4 years
Melody Vallejo is an excellent therapist, she is knowlegeable and very professional. I would recommend her highly to anyone looking for a quality therapist.
Dr. Martha Alaniz-Livingston, PhD, LPC
Dr. Martha Alaniz-Livingston, PhD, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor Partner, known for 33 years
Dr. Martha Alaniz-Livingston, PhD, LPC
Dr. Martha Alaniz-Livingston, PhD, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor Partner, known for 33 years
Dr. Alaniz is a highly trained mental health practitioner that has over 15 years of experience. She is highly recommended throughout the Rio Grande Valley and San Antonio areas.

Links

My Website
Last Modified: 17 May 2018
Melody Montano, MA, LPC, NCC, Licensed Professional Counselor in San Antonio

Melody Montano

Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC