Melissa Lee-TammeusMelissaLeeTammeus

Dr. Melissa Lee-Tammeus is a licensed mental health counselor in private practice in Jacksonville, Florida. She specializes in LGB couples, anger, and grief and trauma. To learn more about Melissa, check out her webpage at 


  • Checking in with your moral reasoning

    Sep 21, 2017
    In these politically heated days, I don’t think anyone would argue that we are all a little bit on edge regarding our moral and ethical values and how they may be being upheld or stomped on in these trying times.
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  • Anger is not Bubble Made

    Dec 14, 2016
    All you have to do is take to any social media outlet, turn on your television, or try to talk politics with relatives and you may note that anger is seeping out of the cracks - even when you try your hardest to contain it.
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  • Doubling Up

    Nov 30, 2016
    Albert Ellis had an incredible view on women. Apparently, we act a lot different than we did a few centuries ago. We used to be a lot kinder to ourselves. We used to make others be kinder to us too. It seems we are now what is called “double-burdened.”
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  • Hope in a Time When It is Needed Most

    Nov 15, 2016
    I am still trying to wrap my head around what has occurred during this past election week. As a staunch supporter of minority rights in all capacities, I and many others in the nation have been stunned to realize that those very rights are in jeopardy once again.
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  • Family Dynamics and How a Counselor Can Help

    Nov 08, 2016
    The truth is, every family is different. Even the semantics of what “family” is for each person and group is diverse. For instance, my family consists of me, my husband, and one male 16 year old that we conceived together. And six cats, two dogs, and a fish, but who’s counting? I have been married before, but am widowed.
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