Becoming Who You Truly Long To Be!

As a holistic and depth oriented therapist, my role is to support my clients in finding wholeness — mind, body, and spirit — creating more joy, ease, and healthy relationships. I help my clients remember their empowered authentic voice and “tap back in” to their true self.

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Press for Melissa Divaris Thompson, LMFT

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How To Talk About Going To Couples’ Therapy With Your Partner For The First Time

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‘Pre-pregnant’ women are giving up vices before conception

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8 Ways to Feel Delighted Even in the Dead of Winter


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9 Subtle Signs Your Relationship May Have No Future, Even If You Love Each Other


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The Postpartum Symptom No One Warns You About? Rage

Podcast interview with Lourdes Viado of Women In-Depth Podcast

82: New Moms: Remembering Your Authentic Voice with Melissa Divaris Thompson, MFT

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Signs There’s Still Hope for Your Failing Marriage

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8 ways to teach kids to see the best in others

Podcast interview with Adriana Lozada of Birthful Podcast

An Empowered Cesarean after a Traumatic One

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How To Stop Overthinking In A Relationship, According To Experts


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Are You Making a Major Life Transition? Consider These Professional Tips


Podcast interview with Vanessa Potter on Tell The Bartender

Episode 99: A New Perspective

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“I have postpartum depression, and the holidays are hell”

Podcast interview with Laura Reagan LCSW-C of Therapy Chat Podcast

113: Honest Talk About Pregnancy & Motherhood

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How to Prepare Your Relationship for Holiday Stress

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30 Dating Deal Breakers for Men


Podcast interview with Dr. Kat of Mom & Mind Podcast

69: Postpartum Feelings: Anger, rage, failure & guilt

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Blame It on the Money: 6 Reasons Marriages Fail


Podcast interview with Betsy Helmuth of Affordable Interior Design on Big Design, Small Budget

Episode 113: Decor Therapy with Psychotherapist Melissa Divaris Thompson

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9 Signs You’re Sexually Attracted To Someone, Not Actually In Love

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10 Signs You Should Say “Yes” to a Second Date

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Texts to send after a first date

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11 Habits That Can Make You Feel Like Life Is Worse Than It Really Is

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11 Signs Your Relationship Might Be Holding You Back In Life

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30 Things Women Always Want to Hear

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Contemporary & Warm in New York

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11 Pieces Of Outdated Dating Advice To Ignore, According To The Experts

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Things you should say to your kids every day

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11 Grown-Ass Strategies For Handling Your Mom If She’s Toxic

Guest on Selling the Couch Podcast with Melvin Varghese, Ph.D.

Tips & Tricks to Creating Your First E-Course



Melissa ensures that she is the right therapist for your needs from the start. Her compassionate approach has enabled me to find the joy and courage needed to make positive decisions. I could not recommend her more highly.



Melissa has helped me tremendously through the years with counseling. She is kind, compassionate, insightful and has a good sense of humor. I felt comfortable with her right away and liked that she worked with mostly women around my age. I would recommend her to any of my friends or anyone who wants support.



Melissa is a wonderful person who will immediately put you at ease. She is a compassionate and kind-hearted person who can offer valuable insight to the challenges women face today.  She offers a safe and caring environment during what can be an otherwise vulnerable experience in life.  I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking support or clarity in whatever is troubling them.



I feel so lucky to have worked with Melissa. She is warm, insightful, compassionate and has a great sense of humor. She is a fantastic therapist and I would highly recommend her.