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Melissa Huitron, LCSW

Melissa Huitron, LCSW

Melissa Huitron, LCSW

Experience: 8 Year(s)

Specialty: ADHD, Anger Management, Anxiety, Child or Adolescent, Coping Skills, Depression, Grief, School Issues

Modality: Individual

Gender: Female

Client Focus: Children (6-10), Preteens/Teens (11-17)

Language: English, Spanish

Identities: Hispanic / Latinx

Appointment Type: In-Person

Clinical Focus:


Melissa Huitron, LCSW, is a clinical therapist who specializes in working with children and adolescents experiencing behavioral health and school-related issues. As a licensed clinical social worker, Melissa has extensive training and experience in providing evidence-based therapeutic interventions to support children and families in navigating a variety of challenges. She works closely with her clients to create a safe, supportive, and collaborative therapeutic relationship where children can explore their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in a non-judgmental and confidential setting. With a warm and empathetic approach, Melissa strives to empower children and families to overcome challenges, build resilience, and achieve their full potential.

Melissa Huitron, LCSW, utilizes a variety of evidence-based therapeutic modalities in her practice to address the unique needs of her clients. Some of the modalities that she may use include:

  • Brief solution therapy: This approach focuses on identifying and working towards specific, achievable goals in a brief period of time. It can be helpful for clients who want to see tangible progress in a short amount of time.
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT): This type of therapy helps clients identify and change unhelpful thought patterns and behaviors. It is often used to treat anxiety, depression, and other mental health conditions.
  • Play therapy: This modality uses play to help children express themselves and work through emotional difficulties. It can be especially effective for young children who may have difficulty verbalizing their thoughts and feelings.
  • Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR): EMDR is a specialized therapy used to treat trauma and PTSD. It involves using bilateral stimulation, such as eye movements or tapping, while the client focuses on traumatic memories.
  • Applied behavior analysis (ABA): ABA is a type of therapy used to treat autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disorders. It focuses on teaching and reinforcing positive behaviors while reducing negative behaviors.

By using a range of therapeutic modalities, Melissa Huitron can tailor her approach to meet the specific needs of each client and help them achieve their goals.