Psychologist and Therapist in Brea, California Dr. Melanie J. Cain , Psychologist

Licenses: PhD, MPA

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 18-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Psychologist and Therapist in Brea, California Dr. Melanie J. Cain , PhD, MPA

Dr. Melanie J. Cain , PhD, MPA

Dr. Melanie J. Cain is a licensed Psychologist in California who has been practicing since 2007. She has an MPA from California State University and a PhD from Oklahoma State University. Dr. Cain is affiliated with the Santa Clara Pueblo and Jicarilla Apache tribes of Northern New Mexico. She has experience serving American Indians, Veterans, and other communities of color. In her practice, Dr. Cain focuses on the integration of culturally informed interventions, cognitive theories, and interpersonal modalities to create wellness and community connection.

She works with clients who are wanting to create positive change within their lives. Life is not always predictable, and Dr. Cain is here to guide you through challenges and triumphs. Her clients share how they have increased insight and new perspectives after sessions. Clients will gain new perspectives and approaches to managing concerns and meeting personal goals. Dr. Cain provides supportive, trauma informed care which focuses on the relationship between culture, health, and wellness.

This includes understanding the role of cultural heritage, family dynamics, spiritual beliefs, and community influences. Her goal is to maintain an open line of communication and continued guidance and support. Outside of work, Dr. Cain enjoys hiking, reading, and writing.


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Elevance Health (Anthem BC)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Managed Health Network (HealthNet)
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)


  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Dr. Melanie J. Cain . You can also call 562-431-8822 to have someone assist you.

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