Melinda Carlisle Brackett, M.A is a Licensed Therapist and specialist in human behavior with an on-the ground, working knowledge of corporate culture. Her experience as both a Director in Project Management and organizational process development and leadership consultant make her an ideal resource for corporate wellness programs, executives, managers and key contributors.
Melinda utilizes the best of evidence based treatments, tools and strategies in all her coaching work and private psychotherapy practice. She prefers empirically supported assessment measures to guide her individual and team consultation and she empowers her clients in the corporate sector with individual road maps, timely, customized communication strategies and talking points, change strategies, and leadership skills. Her clients include: ebay, Microsoft, Hitachi, NASA, Seagate Technologies.
Melinda’s Clinical Background and Training:
Melinda has received advanced level intensive training, currently the highest level of training offered as a DBT Therapist and Skills Trainer, from Behavioral Tech, LLC. and The Treatment Collaborative where she received advanced level training in Exposure Therapy including treatment for trauma and PTSD. She is a member of an intensively trained consultation Team and provides clinically adherent Dialectical Behavior Therapy in her full-time private practice in San Jose, CA. In addition Melinda has received extensive training from The Center for Cognitive Therapy in Huntington Beach, CA and is a member of the American Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. She is experienced in working with a variety of Emotion Regulation Disorders and has extensive experience using evidence-based protocols with Personality Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Major Depression, Anxiety and Panic Disorders, and OCD.
Melinda’s Corporate Experience:
About Melinda’s Practice: CriticalPath Counseling and San Jose DBT are DBA’s of Silicon Valley Executive Counseling, P.C . a Marriage & Family Therapy Professional Corporation that serves the entire bay area.
In addition to providing the standard, rigorous and structured Dialectical Behavior Therapy program, CriticalPath Counseling programs include customized strategies using empirically supported CBT protocols in Individual Psychotherapy and Couples Therapy including:
- Behavioral Activation (for Depression)
- Cognitive Behavior Therapy (for Bipolar II and Personality Disorders)
- Exposure Protocols (for anxiety and panic )
- Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) (for OCD)
- Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE) ( for PTSD) –
- DBT Skills Parent Training
- Problem Solving Therapy and Strengths Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy(for chronic challenges in daily functioning and building resiliency)
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy (that utilizes all of the above protocols inside of the DBT treatment)
Melinda also offers consultation to help spouses, parents and other family members develop a treatment strategy for their loved one. Learn more about these services by calling Melinda at 408-893-4032 or complete the form on the right side of this page.
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Melinda Carlisle Brackett, M.A is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists Licensed by the Board of Behavioral sciences.