Volchok, Melissa D.

Clinical Program and Intake Coordinator
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Certified School Counselor
Certified Child Welfare and Attendance Counselor

Career History

Melissa has been the Clinical Program and Intake Coordinator since 2018. Prior to becoming a therapist, Melissa worked for many years in the legal field as a Legal Assistant.


  • M.A., Phillips Graduate Institute
  • P.P.S, Phillips Graduate Institute
  • C.W.A., Phillips Graduate Institute
  • B.A., University of Phoenix

Practice/Areas of Focus

Melissa is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in Encino and Northridge, California.
Melissa works with individuals, children, adolescents, couples, and families. She has a certification in Anger Management. Melissa is also a certified School Counselor and a counselor in Child Welfare and Attendance. Melissa is passionate about helping people make the changes they want to have in their lives. She strives to help her clients in a real way that can empower a person, couple, or family to live their best lives, that whatever that means to the individual (healing pain, gaining hope, or realizing goals), with compassion and understanding, and without judgment.

Professional Organizations/Activities

Melissa is a member of both the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) and the American Association for Marital and Family Therapy (AAMFT). She is a Certified Anger Management Specialist. Melissa has lead countless non-therapeutic women’s groups for the past twenty years.