Melanie Barnes, ACSW, Associate Psychotherapist

ACSW, Associate Psychotherapist

Accepts ages: 5-65+

Most Major Insurance


AnxietyDepressionGroup TherapyPTSD/TraumaChild Therapy

Melanie Barnes has extensive experience working with multiculturally diverse individuals, families, and adolescents ranging from various ages. Her clinical experience includes: Veterans with chronic and persistent mental illness, Homeless adults with substance abuse disorders, and co-occurring medical conditions. Geriatric population with complex psychosocial needs. Melanie Barnes is fluent in Spanish and has provided community services for Health Care Organizations as well as Non-profit organizations both in Orange County and LA County for the past 8 years. 

  • Anxiety and Depression 
  • PTSD
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Group Therapy: Depression, Art and Music Therapy, and Family Therapy. 

California State University-Long Beach, CA

  • Master of Arts in Social Work

Argosy University – Orange, CA November 2015

  • Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology

Westwood College-Anaheim 

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 
  • Mindfulness 
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Solution Focused Therapy 
  • Client-Centered 
  • Strength-based and holistic approach 
  • Somatic Psychotherapy

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We are revolutionizing the treatment journey by offering primary mental health, and co-occurring substance use disorders solutions via telehealth and onsite. Our team of experienced providers at New U Therapy includes the best psychiatrists and therapists in Valencia, WestLake Village, Torrence, and Florida. Our providers offer a wide variety of services to treat Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Trauma, ADHD and other common disorders.

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