Melissa Gagescu, LCSW

I’m Melissa and I enjoy holding that beacon of hope for individuals who find themselves feeling completely overwhelmed by stressful life transitions. Changes that are supposed to be joyful and exciting, like a career move or starting a family, sometimes look nothing like how you pictured, falling way short of your expectations. This can leave you feeling incredibly scared, overwhelmed, or lost, calling into question your decisions or where to go from here.    


You may be doubting yourself right now and wondering what happened to the person you used to be. You have always been a go-getter and capable of handling problems that arose. But lately, the littlest things can set you off and you are finding it difficult to concentrate.      


In our work together, I guide you through understanding that you are not alone in your struggle and that there are others who have been down this road and found their way back to feeling confident and happy again. Even though you may be feeling lost right now and have no clear picture of how things will get better, we will work towards finding the right answers for you. I will assist you in reconciling the reality of life right now with the expectations you had for this time. You will see that it is entirely possible that you will be ok again.


I enjoy working with individuals who are invested in taking steps towards feeling better again. Click here to learn more about how I can support you through infertility, prenatal/postpartum stress, or anxiety/depression.


I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I graduated from Fordham Graduate School of Social Service with my Master's degree in Clinical Social Work. My background includes working with adolescents, adults, families and couples who are facing crisis situations, stressful life events, and chronic mental health issues. 


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