under the supervision of Melinda Rader MS, LPC-S



Therapist / Owner of Balanced Life Counseling

I am a graduate of the University of South Alabama, with a Master's of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I hold a National Certified Counselor (NCC) Certification from the National Board of Certified Counselors. I am working towards my next level of licensure under Melinda Rader, MS, LPC-S.

What does counseling mean to me? For me, counseling is a passion in guiding and assisting you towards a better balance in your life. I strive to professionally work with you in achieving this balance. 

Counseling can be a very vulnerable and/or uncomfortable process. I provide both face-to-face and online counseling. All counseling sessions are confidential in order for you to have a safe space to create, achieve, and attain your goals. 

I work with a various topics. These can be, but are not limited to: 

- Adjustment Issues and/or Concerns  - Anxiety  - Behavioral Issues  - Body Image Concerns  - Codependency
- Coping Skills  - Depression  - Eating Disorders  - Emotional Disturbance  - Grief - All Stages  - LGBTQ+ Issues and/or Concerns  - Life Transitions  - Medication Management Issues  - Relationship Issues   - Self-Esteem Issues   - Sexual Trauma  - Sexual Orientation Issues and/or Concerns -   Sleep Disturbance Issues  - Women's Issues

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Melinda Rader MS, LPC-S


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