Dr. Oscar Melendez-Hernandez Post -Doctoral Fellow

Pre-Licensed Professional, PsyD

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Verified by Psychology Today
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(956) 253-1710 Website

Dr. Oscar Melendez-Hernandez Post -Doctoral Fellow

Pre-Licensed Professional, PsyD

He/Him/His

Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed

Location

807 Quince Avenue
McAllen, TX 78501
(956) 253-1710
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

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About

Dr. Oscar Melendez is a Spanish speaking and Bilingual clinician currently accepting new patients, starting at the age of 3 and up. Dr. Melendez is an affirming-holistically oriented psychotherapist who specializes in: Assertiveness communications, Emotional regulation and vulnerable populations, Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Personality disorders Individual counseling, Couples counseling, and Family counseling! If you'd like to know more information feel free to reach out to us through Facebook, IG (pav.therapydog), The Groves Assessment and Psychotherapy website!
I am a bilingual post-doctoral fellow in Clinical Psychology. I am a doctor in clinical psychology from the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences (PHSU) Ponce, Puerto Rico. I also have a specialty track in sex and gender diversity populations.
My specialty is working with prejudiced and disadvantaged populations. With my psychoanalytic ethics, affirming style, and humanistic model, I expect to assist those who have been discriminated or have any mental health difficulties in achieving well-being in their lives. I have experience working holistically with children, families, couples, and adults.
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“Greetings, I am Oscar Meléndez-Hernández, a bilingual pre-doctoral Clinical Psychology Intern at The Groves in McAllen.”

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $175 - $200
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Anthem
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cenpatico
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 6 Years
  • Prelicense: Texas
  • School: School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences (PHSU) Pon
  • Year Graduated: 2022
  • Supervisor: Dr. Carlos Castillo
  • Supervisor License: Texas / 37418
I am part of your community, working to achieve a wellbeing for all my participants.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: American Psycological Association (APA) / 00173026
  • Member Since: 2022
  • Degree: School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences (PHSU) / Master in Clinical Psychology
  • Year graduated: 2019

Endorsements

Psychologist, PsyD

Location

807 Quince Avenue
McAllen, TX 78501
(956) 253-1710
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Coping Skills
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Kinki-Aware Psychotherapist
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Teen Violence
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Black and African American and Hispanic and Latino
I also speak: Spanish
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Single Mother
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Cognitive Processing (CPT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Reality Therapy
  • Schema Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 30 Nov 2022
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Dr. Oscar Melendez-Hernandez Post -Doctoral Fellow

Pre-Licensed Professional, PsyD