Meet the Family

Dr. Shekila Melchior

LPC- TN, Resident in Counseling

Dr. Shekila Melchior, NCC is a licensed school counselor actively pursuing her Virginia licensure as a licensed professional counselor. She completed her undergraduate degree from UNC-Pembroke in Criminal Justice, her Masters of School Counseling from North Carolina A&T (Aggie Pride!) and her PhD in Counselor Education from Virginia Tech (Go Hokies). Shekila is a former high school counselor and is currently a faculty member at George Mason University. Her theoretical orientation is Relational Cultural Theory and she believes that through fostering relationships, mutual empathy and empowerment clients can thrive in therapy.

When she’s not busy working, Shekila enjoys salsa and bachata dancing, trying new restaurants and spending time with her family and friends. Shekila is also an avid traveler and a lover of audible books!

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