Melissa Engle, MA LPC, CCTP

Melissa Engle, MA LPC, CCTP

Melissa Engle, MA LPC, CCTP


Licensed Professional Counselor, State of MI 6401009322 Exp 05/23
IATP-Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, 843081
Advanced A.R.T. practitioner, IS-ART #1681

Areas of Focus:

Trauma, PTSD, Moral Injury/Operational Stress Injuries, Veterans Mental Health, Posttraumatic growth, Corrections and Law Enforcement, Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders, Accelerated Resolution Therapy.


Master of Arts, Counseling, Oakland University, 2004
Doctoral student in Ph.D. in Education, Counseling, pursuing scholarship in Moral Injury and PTSD
Mental Health Specialization, 2006, post-graduate certification
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Wayne State University, 2000

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Professional Background

Over 22 years of behavioral health work experience. 15 years as a licensed professional counselor. Current President of Therapeia PLLC and former President of Hope Counseling Services of Macomb LLC, former VA Counselor, Substance Use Counselor, Correctional Mental Health Clinician, Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist, Utilization and Review Supervisor, Outpatient and Inpatient Behavioral Health Specialist, and former Human Services Psychology Instructor-Adjunct. Founder and creator of Tribe Talks, a trauma-recovery retreat for military and first-responders offering free care.

Learn more about Melissa at her website.

Professional Affiliations

  • International Society of Accelerated Resolution Therapy
  • American Counseling Association
  • Michigan Mental Health Counselors Association
  • Region 9 Veteran Community Action Team