Shopping Cart
Your Cart is Empty
There was an error with PayPalClick here to try again
CelebrateThank you for your business!You should be receiving an order confirmation from Paypal shortly.Exit Shopping Cart
A woman inside a car

Click Here to Add a Title

Click this text to start editing. This block is great for showcasing a particular feature or aspect of your business. It could be a signature product, an image of your entire staff, an image or your physical location, etc. Double click the image to customize it.

Making Sure That Everyone Feels Welcome and Safe in Every Session

Click this text to start editing. This block is a basic combination of a title and a paragraph. Use it to welcome visitors to your website, or explain a product or service without using an image. Try keeping the paragraph short and breaking off the text-only areas of your page to keep your website interesting to visitors.

About Me

Hello. My name is Melissa Dotson, MS, LMHC, a psychotherapist and the president of Dotson Therapy & Associates, LLC in Indianapolis, Indiana. I have been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of Indiana since 2016.

I have 14 years of mental health work experience dating back to 2008. I have worked in the health care setting since 1996 in a variety of positions, but the majority of that time was spent in the emergency department or critical care. I have experience dealing with mental health in the inpatient, outpatient, and subacute areas.

I have worked directly as a mental health counselor since 2014. I am experienced in, although my practice is not limited to, the following areas:

                  • Crisis Assessment
                  • Individual Therapy
                  • Substance Abuse Education and Relapse Prevention Groups
                  • Substance Abuse Assessment and Individual Therapy (Children, Adolescents, and Adults)

I have worked with individuals ranging from children as young as 14 years old to individuals in retirement.


I obtained my undergraduate and two graduate degrees from The University of Saint Francis in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

                  • BA in Psychology With a Minor in History (May 2007)
                  • MS in Psychology (December 2009)
                  • MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (August 2014)

I obtained my counseling license with the state of Indiana in September 2016.

Click here to add a short description


Click Here to Add a Title

Click this text to edit. Tell users why they should click the button.

What I Offer