Mel Baum, LPC

provider-baumMel Baum has a Masters Degree with studies in Psychotherapy, Family Therapy, and Diagnoses and Treatment of Mental Illness. He is licensed by the State of Missouri as a Professional Counselor andl provides both individual and family therapy for patients ranging in age from children to adults.

Mel is experienced in treating a wide range of disorders and problems, including Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, ADHD, Impulse Control, Psychotic Disorders, Personality Disorders, Chemical Dependency, and relationship issues.

Mel blends research-based treatment approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, DBT Coping skills, and Supportive Psychotherapy with a respect for each patient's unique background and expectations to create a compassionate, individualized and collaborative process for improvement and healing.

Past professional experience includes Director of Partial Hospital Program at Two Rivers Psychiatric Hospital, Therapist and Diagnostician at Preferred Family Healthcare, Therapist at Scott Greening Center, Family Therapy at Mainstream Women's Treatment Center, and Mel has been a Private Therapist at CPA since April 2006.