14074 Trade Center Dr #145, Fishers, IN 46038, United States | 740 E. 52nd St., Indianapolis, IN 46205
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Melissa Ayres LCSW

LICENSED Clinical Social Worker

Accepting New Clients

Virtual & In-Person

Daytimes, Evenings, Some Saturdays

My approach is heavily based on forming a therapeutic relationship based on trust and care. When you can feel safe and seen, you can truly grow.

I believe we can have tears AND laughter in the midst of our struggles. 

Games are not just for little kids!  I like using a variety of tools to help engage and teach new ways of thinking and responding.

Often I will utilize a variety/mixture of techniques from evidence-based approaches. The problems we face often require an eclectic approach.

I enjoy finding creative ways to conceptualize problems and solutions. 

I seek to partner with individuals in overcoming barriers to the goals and ideals they have for themselves. Life undoubtedly comes with challenges and circumstances that may at times contribute to distress in various forms. I believe we all have existing strengths and the ability to cultivate new strengths and skills to face these challenges and thrive. Growth is a continual life process, and each new experience and stage of life presents an opportunity to discover ourselves and the world around us.

A quote I enjoy is:

“Mosaics are made from broken pieces, but they’re still a work of art. And so are you.”

Training and experience:

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    Master of Social Work – Indiana Wesleyan University (2021)
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    Bachelor of Social Work - Indiana Wesleyan University