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Are you struggling with issues related to trauma, grief, depression, anxiety, or major life changes? There comes a time when we need some help from a certified professional to help cope with many of life’s challenges. I’m a licensed Psychotherapist in Lake Grove and I’d love to help you on your journey toward healing and self-discovery.
Since opening the doors of my practice in 2000, I have provided patients with a wide range of psychological services. Life can be overwhelming and sometimes even exhausting, but I’m here to guide you through any obstacles you may face. My goal is to help you understand yourself more deeply and better cope with change.

Two Dried Leaves


Melissa Coyle is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-R) and book author in private practice and has worked in behavioral health for over 20 years.  She works with adults on a multitude of issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, coping skills, grief and loss.  She has a special place in her heart for grief and pet loss survivors and enjoys helping them transition from a journey of loss and pain to one of hope and growth..  

Prior to private practice, Melissa was a psychiatric clinician at Pilgrim State, Sagamore Children's Center, St. Catherine's Medical Center, NSLIJ Glen Cove and Stony Brook Hospital. 

I typically work from a psychodynamic perspective, also known as insight-oriented therapy. Psychodynamic therapy focuses on the psychological roots of emotional suffering. Its hallmarks are self-reflection and self-examination. The goals of psychodynamic therapy are a client's self-awareness and understanding of the influence of the past on present behavior.  Although I primarily work from a psychodynamic perspective I also utilize techniques from other schools of thought as appropriate.  Having completed a multitude of trainings in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), I can help you improve the quality of your life.

In addition to being a psychotherapist, Melissa is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, Certified Grief and Loss Specialist, Certified Pet Loss Specialist and a Certified Telemental Health Provider.  She has worked with several animal rescues, is an active member of the Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement (APLB) and was recently invited to join the charitable organization of “100 Women of Huntington,” an invite she proudly accepted.


"Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength."

-Sigmund Freud


Perhaps you're down or anxious - maybe you're unsure about the future of a relationship, or just feel that you aren't living the life you were meant to lead. Whatever your needs may be, I am here to offer support. Therapy is a process of growth and self-discovery, and in my sessions I promote behavioral transformation by encouraging a positive outlook and the adoption of new attitudes and reactions. I have the tools and professional experience to help you get back on track.

Calm Sea

Personalized Care and Guidance
I work with individual adults ages 18 and up.  Through my time as a therapist I have come to learn that there is a strong correlation between the mind and body and so I also offer, when appropriate, alternative treatment modalities in addition to talk therapy.  I am certified in Reiki, EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques)/Tapping and Mindfulness.

Dandelion Parachute Seed


Are you or someone you care about going through a difficult time? Do you feel like your emotions are taking over? Life can be painful and overwhelming.  I can help you process your emotions and develop tools you can use to overcome the obstacles in your life. I have been helping adults (18+) cope with a variety of emotional, behavioral and quality of life issues for 20 years.  My goal is to help you improve your overall functioning in a judgement free and supportive environment.


107 Pond Path, Lake Grove, NY 11755, USA

(631) 988-8656

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