Therapist in Fort Myers, Florida Melissa Matherson, Therapist

Licenses: LMFT, MCAP

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 18-65+

Appointments: Telehealth only. In-office visits not available

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Fort Myers, Florida Melissa Matherson, LMFT, MCAP

Melissa Matherson, LMFT, MCAP

Melissa Matherson is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a master’s level Certified Addiction Professional in Florida. She was originally licensed in California and has been working in the mental health and substance abuse fields since 2000. She has worked with a variety of age groups in a variety of settings; her specialty is working with adults with co-occurring disorders. She has a master’s degree from Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology.

Her approach in her practice of psychotherapy is eclectic and tailored to meet the individual needs of the client. Some of the models she incorporates in therapy include- Cognitive Behavioral, Rational Emotive, Dialectical Behavioral, Psychodynamic, Existential, Humanistic, Family systems, Addiction models as well as many others. She is a firm believer in holistic healing practices and creating balance as key elements to sustaining a good quality of life.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • Lucet (Florida Blue)
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • New Directions EAP
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)


  • CBT for Insomnia
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Faith-Based Treatment
  • Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Parenting Skills


  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • First Responders
  • Head Injuries
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Melissa Matherson. You can also call 239-310-4646 to have someone assist you.

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