Dr. Melody Smith, PhD, LMHC, CHI
Melody Smith, PhD, LMHC (8575), CHI, is a doctor of Clinical Sexology, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Clinical Psychotherapist, Florida approved Supervisor of Mental Health Counselor Interns, Nationally Certified Hypnotherapist, NGH Certified Instructor of Hypnosis, a Florida State approved Hypnosis Instructor, and an Instructor at The Addictions Academy in Miami, FL. She is a published author, motivational speaker, former radio talk show host, and Founder of Integrative Counseling & Hypnosis Associates, PA, a private, holistic center for personal empowerment, in Boca Raton, FL.
Dr. Smith is a Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Sexology, a Diplomate and Board Certified Professional Counselor with the American Psychotherapy Association, a member in good standing of the American Counseling Association, the American Psychological Association, the Association for Humanistic Psychology and the National Guild of Hypnotists.
She received her PhD from the American Academy of Clinical Sexologists and her Master of Science degree from Nova Southeastern University Center for Psychological Studies.
As a Humanistic Psychotherapist, Dr. Smith combines traditional psychological theories with innovative therapies to bring about relief from depression, phobias, anxiety or unwanted behaviors. She has worked extensively with survivors of domestic, substance and alcohol abuse. She uses hypnosis when working with addictive behavior. She enjoys helping individuals, couples, families and children overcome relationship issues, enhance communication skills, increase self-esteem and improve their lives.
The central theme of Dr. Smith’s practice is helping people identify their gifts and reach their highest and best potential. Additionally, she has extensive experience helping individuals and couples develop intimacy and create healthy, satisfying and joyful sexual lives.
As former host of the popular radio program on WBZT: 1230 AM entitled, “Creating Harmony with Melody,” Dr. Smith demystified alternative therapies and introduced her listeners to talented and caring professionals who specialize in enhancing physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.
One of her passions is teaching and certifying students in Hypnosis, as evidenced by the enthusiastic response she receives from her graduates.