Melissa Paramo has been a licensed MFT practicing in Long Beach, California, with a specialization in youth and couples, focusing on enhancing their interpersonal communication skills Since 2007. She received her undergraduate degree in Child and Adolescent Studies from California State University, Fullerton, in 2002 and completed her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University in 2006. She specializes in working with couples/marital relationships, individuals, and families with a broad spectrum of symptoms and disorders, including depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders. Her approach revolves around simplicity, focusing on what will be most beneficial for you. Despite having a background in various therapeutic modalities like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Solution Focused, Psychodynamic, and Gestalt, her main emphasis is on attentive listening and guiding you toward the steps and actions that will lead you to greater peace and success. She is the heart behind Paramo Therapy Group, a client-centered therapy group based in Long Beach, California. Her team looks forward to meeting you and helping you find personal healing and a path to healthy connections.