You can expect
Healing, Comfort, Understanding
in session

Melissa Manganello (she/her)

Individual therapist at Empowerment Within LLC 

Available for: in-person & online individual therapy

Areas of Focus:

  • Eating Disorders/Body Image
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • OCD
  • Hoarding Disorder
  • Self-esteem/self-worth

The best part of my work as a therapist is helping people feel seen, valued, understood and validated. When we create this in our work together, you’ll be able to  rediscover all of the strengths that make you uniquely you!

I have experience working with individuals with hoarding disorder, eating disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, anxiety and depression. I utilize a variety of therapeutic methods to work towards your individual goals and enjoy finding ways to incorporate mindfulness and self-compassion into your daily life. I strive to create an environment that feels warm, supportive and judgment-free, where you can feel safe to discuss whatever is on your mind. At the same time, I gently push my clients to challenge themselves to become competent problem solvers and to gain a sense of internal motivation to make healthy changes.

In my spare time I enjoy playing sports with my family, gardening and cozying up with a warm cup of tea

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Credentials & Certifications

Master of Social Work from UW-Milwaukee
Advanced Practice Social Worker, State of WI
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Trained
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Trained