Melissa Arias Shah, Ph.D. LMFT, is a leading bilingual (English and Spanish) psychotherapist who identifies herself as a solution focused clinician who works with different models according to the client/s’ circumstances. As the founder of Family Solution Therapy located in luxurious Pinecrest FL, Dr. Arias Shah offers services to individuals, families, couples and groups. Dr. Arias Shah has vast experience working with clients on, but not limited to: processing and coping with divorce, breaking the chains of depression, adjusting to life transitions developing insight and self-reflection, improving communication skills, alleviating anxiety symptoms, developing stress and anger management skills, enhancing parenting skills, addressing marital discord identifying solutions within a language that creates change for the couple, working through dual diagnosis from a systemic solution oriented approach, processing grief, and empowering sexual abuse victims.
Dr. Melissa Arias Shah focuses on strengths and change. She understands that relationships are the core element in all of our lives and strong relationships means security, confidence, and resiliency. Each session is a powerful and impactful full hour of progression. Her mission is to transform relationships one solution at a time.
Dr. Arias Shah conveniently emails her clients their appointments and recurring reminder appointments. Before the first session the client/s receives via email their consent, cancelation policy and intake forms so that the client/s can fill those out prior to the initial session so she may review beforehand.
In the first session Dr. Arias Shah addresses with the client/s what can be expected from therapy, she becomes familiar with the client/s concerns, and together with the client/s' identify potential goals to collaboratively work towards. At times assessments may be necessary, which will be determined as necessary.
Her office is conveniently located off of US1 near Kendall close to highways. The office is handicapped accessible and has a private entrance. Her office hours are Monday-Saturday 9AM-8:30PM.