Melissa Montello

Melissa Montello (She/Her)

Professional Counselor Associate


Supervisor: Angela Kronenberg

I believe that the connection between client & clinician is the most powerful tool in the healing toolbox. I work with infertility & trauma.

Client Status

accepting clients



21887 SW Sherwood Blvd

Suite B

Sherwood, 97140

At a Glance


Rate: $100-$125

Provides free initial consultation

Practicing Since: 2021


  • Individual
  • Group
  • Teen

Insurances Accepted

  • Out of Pocket

My Ideal Client

Are you struggling with symptoms of depression and anxiety and can't quite figure out what the root is? It could be trauma responses. I am here to help you through the learning of why you are struggling with potential trauma responses, understand them, and learn new tools to cope. Are you struggling with infertility, pregnancy loss, or involuntary childlessness? I am here to provide you a better understanding of the emotional struggles that arise from these challenges and tools to cope.

My Approach to Helping

My approach is very collaborative. I pull from several modalities including cognitive behavioral, somatic based, dbt and more. I believe in not just fixing the symptoms, but healing the roots. I enjoy working with the whole system (mind and body) to help you learn about yourself and grow in the direction you desire. I like to provide a balance of structured sessions and free flowing sessions. I incorporate homework, art, body work, and more into my practice. I also enjoy running groups to help facilitate connection and reduce isolation.

Why I Became a Therapist

I became a therapist because I get it. I get the struggles that can occur from our life experiences. I understand how mental health issues impact our daily lives, our relationships, motivation and worldview. I decided to make the leap into the mental health field to bring understanding to why we as humans behave and feel the way we do, and provide support and tools to those who are ready to grow.

Techniques I Use


  • Eclectic External link

    I believe that pulling from many orientations allows for me to meet my clients where they are at, and customize treatment to what is best for them. Therapy is not a one size fits all.

Issues I Treat


  • Infertility External link

    Infertility is a unique experience that is often experienced in silence. I come from a place of experience on this topic as well as education in trauma, grief, and am currently participating in a year long program focused on fertility issues. I am very passionate about providing support to women struggling with trying to conceive and how it impacts their daily lives and relationships.

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