Melody Toerek

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About Me

Melody is a Licensed Social Worker in the State of Ohio. She earned her Master's in Applied Social Science from Case Western Reserve University, and her Bachelor's of Social Work from Cleveland State University.

Melody has experience working with children and teenagers in extreme crisis situations. Her experience includes providing In-Home Therapy, and running treatment groups in a residential setting for children.

In addition to assessing and treating individuals in crisis and trauma, Melody also provides education and support to children and their parents. While utilizing approaches from cognitive behavioral therapy, psychotherapy, and solution focused therapy, she also provides education regarding symptoms and skills that can help improve daily functioning.

Melody relies on her background in social work while providing therapy, by taking a person centered approach. This is made possible by fostering a supportive and empowering environment during the course of treatment.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Parenting issues
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , LGBT , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , ADHD , Abandonment , Adoption and Foster Care , Attachment Issues , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 4

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LISW #I.2102772 (Expires: 2023-04-14)


Written by M.A. on Sep 13, 2021 after counseling with Melody for 2 weeks

She’s great! Very helpful

Written by M.E. on Aug 31, 2021 after counseling with Melody for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, parenting issues, self esteem, and anger management

She is a very understand woman. Feel very comfortable with sharing my feelings. Always feel heard.