Melinda Vesely, MS CCC

Melinda Vesely, MS CCC

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Female  ·  
Age 34
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Melinda Vesely, MS CCC is a counselor in Ottawa, IL. She graduated from Capella and specializes in counseling, adult psychology, and more.Read her story

417 W Madison St Ste 208B

Ottawa, IL 61350

Contact Information

(866) 541-5299

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Melinda Vesely's bio

This content was provided by Melinda Vesely "Melinda received her B.A. in Biology with Minors in Chemistry and Psychology from the University of Illinois and her M.A. in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University. Her previous substance abuse treatment experiences including working in private practice, intensive outpatient treatment programs, outpatient programs, crisis counseling, and interventions. She also has experience working with the criminal justice system. Her mental health treatment experiences include individual, family, children, and adolescent's counseling and therapy with a variety of mental health issues. She bases her mental health treatment off of the subconscious mind framework in order guide you to achieve your goals."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Melinda Vesely "My name is Melinda, I believe that everyone can improve their lives through counseling and therapy. Life does not have to be filled with suffering, stress, anxiety, or depression. Treatment is based on the belief that we heal through the mind, body, and spirit. I offer a unique approach to counseling with a sense of humor.

I have extensive training the evidenced based treatment modalities including EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Mindfulness, and Biofeedback. These types of therapy have been proven to have success in reducing anxiety and depression in only a few sessions! Most people notice a shift in their life after the first session! If you are ready to make life changes I am honored to help guide you!"

15  Specialties

  • Counseling
  • Addiction Counseling
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Adult Psychology
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Child Psychology
  • Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
  • Cognitive & Behavioral Psychology
  • Couples Counseling
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Health Psychology
  • Individual Counseling
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Women's Counseling

0  Board Certifications

Melinda Vesely does not have any board certifications listed.

14  Conditions Treated

9  Procedures

  • Biofeedback
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Meditation
  • Mind-Body Focused Therapy
  • Mindfulness Meditation
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Illinois
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Capella
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Melinda Vesely has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Melinda Vesely has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Melinda Vesely's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Melinda Vesely to family and friends
4 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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Melinda Vesely's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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Patient Comments (4)

Melinda is super easy to talk to and I always leave her office feeling understood. Its easy to get on her schedule and she handles everything very professionally.
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Thank you for the kind review.

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Melinda is a brilliant beam of light in a world darkened by depression. Her compassion and support shine ithroughout the sessions. I have felt affirmed, validated, encouraged and challenged by her. She presents new ways of looking at old situations and brings a fresh perspective to that of using...more
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C- Thanks so much for the kind words. I am so happy to hear that you benefit so much from coming in! My goal is for you to leave feeling exactly as you said affirmed, validated, encouraged, and challenged!!

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I love Melinda, she is so understanding. I look forward to talking with her every week because it always makes me feel better.
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I got the impression that Melinda was not fully invested in helping me. She appeared distracted by her own problems. She could not recall anything that had been discussed in previous sessions. She also cancelled on me numerous times.
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Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry to hear of your negative experience, as your experience is not at all indicative of our patient care standards.

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