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
Claiming time during the holidays
Claiming time during the holidays

This time of year is infused with the fragrance of GIVING and RECEIVING. Yet, tangled in this web of what's "supposed" to be one of the most precious aspects of being human, the expression of LOVE is the »

This time of year is infused with the fragrance of GIVING and RECEIVING. Yet, tangled in this web of what's "supposed" to be one of the most precious aspects of being human, the expression of LOVE is the tension of too much to do and not enough time. Claiming the time to tend to ourselves gives us a head start on being able to experience LOVE in the giving and receiving. Years ago, one of my meditation..

Melanie McGhee · December 20th, 2019

Melanie McGhee · December 20th, 2019

Claiming time during the holidays
Claiming time during the holidays

This time of year is infused with the fragrance of GIVING and RECEIVING. Yet, tangled in this web of what's "supposed" to be one of the most precious aspects of being human, the expression of LOVE is the »

This time of year is infused with the fragrance of GIVING and RECEIVING. Yet, tangled in this web of what's "supposed" to be one of the most precious aspects of being human, the expression of LOVE is the tension of too much to do and not enough time. Claiming the time to tend to ourselves gives us a head start on being able to experience LOVE in the giving and receiving. Years ago, one of my meditation..

Melanie McGhee · December 20th, 2019

Melanie McGhee · December 20th, 2019

How we help our clients achieve freedom
How we help our clients achieve freedom

Acceptance + Integration = FREEDOM As we help our clients fully accept and integrate the tangled energy of psycho-emotional pain, we support them in accessing FREEDOM FROM compulsive choices driven by »

Acceptance + Integration = FREEDOM As we help our clients fully accept and integrate the tangled energy of psycho-emotional pain, we support them in accessing FREEDOM FROM compulsive choices driven by the reactivity of the conditioned self and FREEDOM TO make choices that come from a more spacious interior. I mean, who among us makes good choices when we are all bound up in some pain or reactive thought..

Melanie McGhee · December 13th, 2019

Melanie McGhee · December 13th, 2019

Creative ways to use AAIT
Creative ways to use AAIT

My heart is full. This week, Kathy White and Jo Willey hosted the certified AAIT practitioners for a holiday gathering at their office Feldenkrais Knoxville. We laughed and shared stories of how AAIT is »

My heart is full. This week, Kathy White and Jo Willey hosted the certified AAIT practitioners for a holiday gathering at their office Feldenkrais Knoxville. We laughed and shared stories of how AAIT is impacting their lives and the lives of their clients. I was delighted and surprised by some of the creative ways practitioners are using AAIT to help people. Addictions LGBTQ support and healing Sexual..

Melanie McGhee · December 6th, 2019

Melanie McGhee · December 6th, 2019