Melinda Stroda

  • Missouri

About Melinda Stroda's service

Melinda Stroda is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Missouri with nine years of experience working alongside individuals as they make positive changes in their lives. She has extensive experience working with individuals facing challenges such as depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, and life-changing situations. Melinda takes a solution-focused, client-centered, and strengths-based approach, drawing heavily from Cognitive Behavioral Theory and Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Theory. She strives to create a genuine, positive, respectful, and safe therapeutic experience for her clients. Melinda firmly believes that each individual is the expert on their own story. She understands that challenging times can be overwhelming, confusing, and difficult to navigate alone. Melinda encourages individuals to take the courageous step of reaching out for support, even if it feels scary or vulnerable. She offers to walk alongside her clients, serving as a catalyst for their personal growth and helping them tap into their potential. Melinda’s message to her clients is to “Believe in your potential, not your past!” This empowering message serves as a reminder during their work together and beyond.

Areas of Focus and Specialization

  • Addictions
  • ADHD
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Career difficulties
  • Coaching
  • Compassion fatigue
  • Coping with life changes
  • Depression
  • Family conflicts
  • Grief
  • Intimacy-related issues
  • LGBT
  • Parenting issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Self esteem
  • Sleeping disorders
  • Stress
  • Trauma and abuse

Additional areas

  • Abandonment
  • and OCD
  • Attachment Issues
  • Cancer
  • Caregiver Issues and Stress
  • Codependency
  • Compulsions
  • Dependent Personality
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Emptiness
  • Infidelity
  • Isolation / Loneliness
  • Life Purpose
  • Men's Issues
  • Military and Veterans Issues

Therapeutic approaches

  • Attachment-Based Therapy
  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy

Languages Spoken

  • English

Melinda Stroda is serving from:


Welcoming International Clients?


Years in practice

12 years

NPI number


License Details

MO LCSW 2012009563

License: LCSW


License number: 2012009563

Expires at 2023-09-30

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