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A Moment's Insight is Sometimes Worth a Life's Experience.

- Oliver Wedall Holmes


Sheyda Mia Melkonian,

Psy.D., PMH-C

Thank you for taking the time to visit my website and to get to know me a little better. Making the choice to begin therapy can be a very difficult one and it is imperative that you find a therapist with whom you feel understood and heard. It would be my pleasure to speak with you to see if my therapeutic style would be a good fit for you. Please follow the link to the 'About Me' section to learn more about my therapeutic orientation and areas of interest. I look forward to meeting you soon!

- Dr. Melkonian

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Pregnancy and postpartum can be some of the most emotionally difficult transitions in a woman's life. Feelings of depression, anxiety, identity issues, and low self-esteem are all very common. The good news is that therapy can help you address and work through these feelings. Contact me to start your self-care today. The greatest gift you can give to your baby is that of a healthy mother.





Do you feel like your anxiety has shifted from being a feeling that is designed to save your life to one that prevents you from living the life that you deserve? Click on the services link to read more about the ways in which I can help you learn how to better manage your anxiety and use it to help you thrive.




Mood disorders such as depression can impact your daily life in a variety of manners, ranging from feeling a lack of motivation/energy/purpose to losing you appetite and changes in your sleeping habits. Therapy is a great way to explore the root cause of these symptoms in a safe environment and begin your journey toward inner peace.  

News & Updates
Dr. Melkonian was recently interviewed on ABC-7 Eyewitness News to discuss ways to cope with the anxiety that many are experiencing after an increase in mass shootings. 

*** As of March 2020, Dr. Melkonian is happy to be providing teletherapy. Please call for more details. *** 

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