Melanie McGhee LCSW

Clinical Social Worker
Melanie McGhee

Credentials: License

Institution: University of Utah

Certification: Master's Degree, Clinical Social Work

Certification Year: 1984

Institution: University of Utah

Graduated: 1984

In practice since: 1984

Melanie McGhee, L.C.S.W. is the founder of Acceptance and Integration Training (AAIT). AAIT helps clients alleviate psychological suffering while contributing to their spiritual wellbeing, helping them become established in steadier states of being. McGhee has maintained a private psychotherapy practice since 1984. She developed AAIT based on her years of practice, study and training with master therapists, especially Dick Olney, Zivorad Slavinski and Bob and Mary Goulding.

In addition to the training and supervision she provides to counselors, coaches and clergy, Ms. McGhee provides psychotherapy to people experiencing depression, anxiety and/or relationship problems. She has served as adjunct faculty at the University of Tennessee and Maryville College. An award-winning author, she and her husband are currently collaborating on a book about Acceptance and Integration Training.

Articles Melanie has Published
The Reason Why You Should Put A Pause
The Reason Why You Should Put A Pause On That Appreciation

Having just wrapped session one of this year's Fellowship Training Group, I had a full heart. I was feeling pretty appreciative of this stalwart group of practitioners and how hard they worked. Walking »

Having just wrapped session one of this year's Fellowship Training Group, I had a full heart. I was feeling pretty appreciative of this stalwart group of practitioners and how hard they worked. Walking into the kitchen, I saw this - my husband at the stove. I started to tell David just how grateful I am. He held up a spoon and said, "hold your gratitude." David, in addition to being a wicked funny..

Melanie McGhee · one day ago

Melanie McGhee · one day ago

Using Techniques to Curate Your State
Using Techniques to Curate Your State

"I want to be able to ask for what I want without being SOOOO afraid about being seen as needy or somehow just too much. How do I integrate that?" Such a good question, isn't it? One of the things that »

"I want to be able to ask for what I want without being SOOOO afraid about being seen as needy or somehow just too much. How do I integrate that?" Such a good question, isn't it? One of the things that I JUST LOVE about my clients is their willingness to embrace a practice that lets them FLOW with life. They know that these little and large unsatisfying states are just that - STATES of being. They..

Melanie McGhee · August 7th, 2018

Melanie McGhee · August 7th, 2018

Helping Our Clients Build the Point of View
Helping Our Clients Build the Point of View Muscle

We all know that value of being able to assume another person's point of view. But do we REALLY know the cost of NOT being able to assume another's POV? We are now seeing the cost escalate at our southern »

We all know that value of being able to assume another person's point of view. But do we REALLY know the cost of NOT being able to assume another's POV? We are now seeing the cost escalate at our southern borders. We will all suffer for this horror. Many of you follow me on FB in my private account and know that I am no wallflower when it comes to expressing my political POV. To me, this is the duty..

Melanie McGhee · July 23rd, 2018

Melanie McGhee · July 23rd, 2018

The Importance of Collaboration in Depression & Suicide
The Importance of Collaboration in Depression & Suicide Prevention

Kate Spade Anthony Bourdain A child A father A mother A friend A brother A sister A client . . . Who among us have not had our lives influenced by an encounter with death by suicide. When you serve those »

Kate Spade Anthony Bourdain A child A father A mother A friend A brother A sister A client . . . Who among us have not had our lives influenced by an encounter with death by suicide. When you serve those who journey with a mood disorder, explorations of suicidal thoughts and fantasies come with the territory. When the news is full of information about this kind of death, our antennas go up, making..

Melanie McGhee · June 27th, 2018

Melanie McGhee · June 27th, 2018