Melissa Frame, MA, LPC

My approach to therapy is to respectfully understand you, celebrate your strengths and work with you as a collaborative partner. I have a warm, encouraging, and empathetic style, and I incorporate different approaches to fit your individual needs. As a trauma specialist, I can help alleviate your experiences of anxiety, depression, family and relationship issues and other life complications. l look forward to working with you to help you understand your options, build on your inner wisdom and resolve your difficulties. I am practical and warm and will help you develop solutions to life’s many challenges.


  • License No. and state: PC014140 Pennsylvania


  • MA in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness, New York University
  • BA, Dartmouth College


  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) Basic Training: a treatment for trauma and major life stressors
  • ASSYST (Acute Stress Syndrome Stabilization): a means of healing from traumatic events within days to months of the difficult experience
  • Koru Mindfulness Teacher Training: an easily understandable approach to developing gratitude and acceptance

Professional Organizations

  • American Counseling Association

Personal Information

Wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend. Following my 30-year career as a businesswoman, I followed my passion to become a psychotherapist. I have lived in New England, Colorado, Missouri, New York, New Jersey, and spent the last 27 years in the Susquehanna Valley. I enjoy cycling, swimming, kayaking, and taking hikes with our dog.



  1. Courtyard Counseling Center, LLC
  2. 1372 North Susquehanna Trail
  3. Suite 330
  4. Selinsgrove, PA 17870
  5. Tel:  (570) 743-2323
  6. Fax: (570) 743-2343



  • Adult stage of life issues
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Young adult life stage issues
  • Gender identity
  • Trauma and post-traumatic stress


  • Abusive relationships
  • Anxiety
  • Body positivit
  • Boundary-setting
  • Caring for aging parents
  • Coping skills
  • Depression
  • Chronic Pain
  • College students
  • Divorce
  • Grief
  • Mood disorders
  • Navigating transitions
  • Parenting
  • Racial and ethnic identity
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-harm
  • Sex therapy
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Women

Client Focus


  • Young Adults
  • Mid-life adult issues
  • Elders(65+)


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Families