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Dr. Courtnay Meletta, LPCC, LMHC

Courtnay Meletta & Associates | Integrative Somatic Psychotherapy for Your Heart and Soul | Santa Monica, CA

Integrative Psychotherapy,

Somatic Therapy & Holistic Healing

Embark on a journey of healing and personal development with Dr. Courtnay Meletta and her skilled team of experts.

Our approach goes beyond traditional therapy sessions, and represents a dedicated commitment to your well-being - a pledge for transformation and personal growth. Situated in the lively heart of Los Angeles but offering virtual appointments to all California residents, we advocate for a holistic, mind-body approach that caters to the individual needs of each person.

Whether you are on a path of self-discovery or seeking tools to navigate life's challenges, we are ready to provide support, compassion, non-judgment, and love - the real ingredients that allow healing for our bodies, hearts and souls.

Our practice serves as a beacon of hope, delivering customized Psychotherapy and Holistic Therapy services within a secure and nurturing environment for your healing journey.

Are you feeling stuck or lost?

Do you desire to live more authentically?

Do you feel like the time for growth is NOW?

If you are longing for support, but don't know where to turn

- we've got you covered.

OFFERING IN-PERSON AND VIRTUAL THERAPY

We are not your traditional Psychotherapists. We are the pioneers of a new era in mental health, where wholeness is the destination, and the path is integrative.

NOT YOUR AVERAGE APPROACH

We live in a world that is focused on only treating symptoms. We attempt to fix or soothe our challenges with temporary solutions that do not last. There is a silver lining, however. Practices of mind-body connection teach us to heal and take inspired action to live more full and authentic lives.

 

YOUR GROWTH IS GUARANTEED

And that's exactly what clients come to us for. They are longing for change. They are longing for growth.

We help our clients:


Gain Confidence
Heal Trauma
Break Unhealthy Habits
Master Self-Acceptance
Heal Relationship Issues
Connect to Purpose in Your Life
Heal Depression, Anxiety & Grief
Feel Alive Again
Find Secure, Healthy Relationships
Feel Acceptance & Inner Peace

Our approach can be called integrative, holistic, or mind-body. These interchangeable terms describe utilizing and connecting every aspect of our lives. Our work together might include:

Yoga
Breathwork
Mindfulness
Meditation
Guided Imagery
Relaxation Training
Biofeedback
Hypnosis
Chanting
Movement Practices
Mind-Body Psychoeducation

When working in individual psychotherapy, we utilize our professional network and resources and will make referrals based on your unique needs. These may include referrals for:

Massage Therapy
CranioSacral Therapy
Chiropractic
Acupuncture
Ayurveda
Rolfing
Functional Medicine
Functional Nutrition
INTEGRATIVE

To unify separate things

 

HOLISTIC

The intimate interconnection of parts to form a whole

 

MIND-BODY

The connection between the state of the body and mind

Courtnay Meletta & Associates | Integrative Somatic Psychotherapy for Your Heart and Soul | Santa Monica, CA
CREDENTIALS

California Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (Lic #7778)

Rhode Island Licensed Mental Health Counselor (Lic #MHC00665)

 

EDUCATION & TRAINING
  • Ph.D. Mind-Body Medicine, Integrative Mental Health

  • MA Holistic Counseling

  • CAGS Mental Health

  • Certified Core Energetics Practitioner

  • NeuroLeadership Brain Based Results Certified Coach

  • MAPS MDMA Assisted Psychotherapy

  • Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher, 500-hour

Who is Dr. Courtnay Meletta?

Dr. Courtnay Meletta stands at the forefront of Somatic Trauma Therapy, renowned for her expertise in integrating the body's wisdom into the healing process. As an esteemed academic educator and a respected facilitator, she imparts her vast knowledge to the next generation of doctoral therapists, specializing in the intricate interplay of energy, heart, soul, and consciousness in trauma healing.


Her role extends beyond teaching; she is a seasoned clinical supervisor and mentor, guiding associate therapists in honing their skills and cultivating depth in their therapeutic practice. Dr. Meletta's leadership in this field is characterized by her commitment to excellence and a holistic approach, ensuring that those under her tutelage are equipped with cutting-edge skills and compassionate understanding.


In her dual capacity as a therapist and educator, Dr. Meletta sets a benchmark in the healing journey. She ensures that each individual's healing journey is not just supported by evidence-based techniques but is also enriched with transformative experiences that resonate with the heart and soul. Her approach embodies a unique blend of professional acumen and deep empathy, making her a venerated figure in the realm of trauma therapy and personal transformation.

 

Read more about Dr. Courtnay Melettam here.

Meet Our Associates

Courtnay Meletta & Associates | Integrative Somatic Psychotherapy for Your Heart and Soul | Santa Monica, CA
NICK KING, MSW
Associate Clinical Social Worker
#ASW119162

Professional Background:

Prior to graduating from Regis College with a Masters of Social Work in 2023, Nick earned a Philosophy degree from the University of Oregon before embarking on an artistic journey that led him through careers in photography, film, and acting.

Passion for Healing:

Nick's passion for healing begins with the belief that we are all capable of doing so. That change is always an option and that a more desirable experience of life is attainable. Nick looks at the human being as part of an interconnected system that, in order to feel of sound health, must cultivate a harmony between the biological, psychological, social, and spiritual components it is both a part of and intimately communicates with.

Courtnay Meletta & Associates | Integrative Somatic Psychotherapy for Your Heart and Soul | Santa Monica, CA
TENLEY HARDIN
Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
#130074
Professional Background:

Tenley holds a Bachelor of Theatre Arts from the University of Michigan (2001); a Master of Arts in English; and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Belmont University (2005). After 17 years in education, 10 of which Tenley was a life coach for teenagers, she wanted to reach a broader base of clients and attained a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University (2021).

Passion for Healing:

​As a former pilates and yoga instructor, life coach, and educator, Tenley has always been passionate about fostering emotional and spiritual growth in others. She is not only fascinated by the human brain, but also by the human spirit and its capability to survive and even thrive, despite the many traumas it may incur.

Anonymous Testimonials From Our Clients:

“I found Courtnay when I was desperate for something worth living for again and felt like, for the first time in my life, I could not find the answers on my own. In short, I was praying for hope/optimism. I found it.”

“Working with Courtnay has been a transformative experience. Her somatic approach to trauma healing has allowed me to connect with parts of myself that I had long ignored. Her commitment to providing the best resources for healing has created a supportive and empowering environment. I highly recommend Courtnay for anyone seeking a compassionate and effective therapist.”

“I stopped drinking and drugs within 2 months of working with Courtnay because she helped me unravel the pain that brought me there, and to see clearly what the resulting addictions were doing to my body, mind, and spirit. We worked deeply for 2 years and I was able to approach and process the pain and trauma. I now experience gratitude and wonder every day.”

“Courtnay helped me heal my old wounds and for the first time have real confidence in myself. She taught me how to identify my emotions, how to feel them in my body, and how to calmly understand them and process them.”

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