Meet The Therapists . . .

Melissa Adams  is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 25 years of experience in the counseling field.  She graduated with honors from Marshall University with a Master's in Counseling.  She specializes in child and adolescent therapy, family and individual.  Her areas of expertise include depression and anxiety, anger management, women's issues, work related issues and specializes in helping first responders. She is a crisis debriefing specialist.  She has provided training and education on a variety of subjects to numerous groups and local organizations. She sees individuals ages 10 and up.

Dr. Dannette Wallace is a Licensed Clinical Social worker with over six years of experience. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Knoxville with a Doctor of Social Work degree. She has worked in acute psychiatric inpatient and intensive outpatient settings. Her clinical focus is on helping others heal from the effects of childhood trauma and disordered attachment, anxiety/mood disorders, and borderline/dependent personality disorders. She also seeks to help others foster dynamic and adaptive growth in the midst of life's changes such as aging, end-of-life, and bereavement. She is certified provider of Compassionate Bereavement Care® and has been trained and is working toward certification in EMDR.

​Sue Gessler is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 15 years of experience in mental health. She has been providing counseling services for women and children including assessments, treatment planning and therapeutic interventions. She works with women who struggle with anxiety, depression, stress, grief and improving coping skills. She also work with children 12 and under for various issues including ADHD, behavior issues, self-harm, improving self-esteem/confidence. Sue likes to use humor, honesty and empathy to help others build hope and meaning and  strives to meet the needs of clients by building on strengths and offering compassion and teaching new coping skills. Sue provides a safe, empathic environment for clients to meet their treatment goals.