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
How to Escape Stress Through Embodiment Practice
How to Escape Stress Through Embodiment Practice

More on EMBODIMENT. Between my first and second years of graduate school, I spent the summer teaching juggling and yoga for Supercamp. This was an innovative camp aimed at helping students discover joy »

More on EMBODIMENT. Between my first and second years of graduate school, I spent the summer teaching juggling and yoga for Supercamp. This was an innovative camp aimed at helping students discover joy in learning along with tools to enhance their education. As for my own education, I was overwhelmed and felt out of my league. I was dreading going back to school with the endless requirements of reading..

Melanie McGhee · March 8th, 2019

Melanie McGhee · March 8th, 2019

The Key to Making Embodiment Suggestions to Your
The Key to Making Embodiment Suggestions to Your Clients

"HOW DO YOU DETERMINE EMBODIMENT SUGGESTIONS FOR CLIENTS IN THEIR HOME PRACTICE?" That was one of the questions that came up last weekend in the AAIT Essentials training. After all, homework is a familiar »

"HOW DO YOU DETERMINE EMBODIMENT SUGGESTIONS FOR CLIENTS IN THEIR HOME PRACTICE?" That was one of the questions that came up last weekend in the AAIT Essentials training. After all, homework is a familiar aspect of many models of care. The more we can help each other and our clients unpack the ins and outs of a successful embodiment practice, the better off we all are. First, consider that embodiment..

Melanie McGhee · March 5th, 2019

Melanie McGhee · March 5th, 2019

Discovering the Injunctions Ruling Your Clients
Discovering the Injunctions Ruling Your Clients

INJUNCTIONS rule. They are insidious and often unconscious. They are an inner command, a strong DON'T. Understanding the influence of injunctions can help us support our clients in learning to recognize »

INJUNCTIONS rule. They are insidious and often unconscious. They are an inner command, a strong DON'T. Understanding the influence of injunctions can help us support our clients in learning to recognize them and dismantle from them. I learned about injunctions while studying Transactional Analysis (TA) and Redecision Therapy. In TA, there are twelve. They are essentially prohibitions and run like silent..

Melanie McGhee · February 10th, 2019

Melanie McGhee · February 10th, 2019

The Point of View of CONSCIOUSNESS
The Point of View of CONSCIOUSNESS

Understanding the role holistic or gestalt principles play in the practice of AAIT will help us explore what we mean by consciousness in "Resolving reactivity reveals higher states of CONSCIOUSNESS." Processing »

Understanding the role holistic or gestalt principles play in the practice of AAIT will help us explore what we mean by consciousness in "Resolving reactivity reveals higher states of CONSCIOUSNESS." Processing the cognitive and emotional effect of challenging situations and elusive goals WITHOUT considering the multiple points of view associated with the situation leads to an incomplete resolution...

Melanie McGhee · November 2nd, 2018

Melanie McGhee · November 2nd, 2018