Psychotherapy & MindBody Wellness

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy & Psychodynamic Psychotherapy at the Holly Springs Counseling Center


We must focus on changing our internal world before we can expect change in our external world.  In the words of Mahatma Gandhi
"Be the change you wish to see in the world." 

​       ~Melissa Cramer, Psychotherapist ,LCSW, MCAP


 Anxiety & Depression

Sobriety Maintenance

Life Transitions/Lifestyle Changes  

(College, divorce, retirement, assisted living, medical dx)

Opportunities for 

Growth & Healing

Mindfulness-based interventions are successful in treating anxiety, depression, chronic pain, chronic stress, etc.  Mindfulness practice can be challenging. Movement... 

Mindfulness & Movement

Creating and maintaining change requires a balance of acceptance/understanding of the current situation and clearly identifying goals/direction...

Personal Development

​​What Clients Have to Say...

"Reflecting on the time I spent with Melissa at Grow Love Heal I realize just how much I've grown this past year. I came to her feeling lost, depressed, anxious, and disconnected. I left feeling loved, supported, intuitive, and resilient. I let go of many perceptions that were holding me back and gained peace of mind and self-acceptance - this process was truly priceless to me. I now feel like I have the tools to continue my inward journey with outward success. I highly recommend her services to all as I already have to my close friends!"

"Melissa is attentive, a good listener, and shows genuine concern. She provides thoughtful, practical, and useful feedback.   Allows for flexible scheduling, ways to pay, and type of visit (in-person or on phone)."

"I started seeing Melissa in one of those low moments of life. I was fired from an important job and my low self esteem and social anxiety weren't helping either.  I was petrified of making small talk during events with big groups of people.  It was my first time going to therapy, so I really didn't know what to expect.  Thankfully we clicked right from the get go.  Melissa is the most focused, attentive, amazing listener and I always felt like I was talking to a friend.  Her feedback was given in such a way that it would make me think outside the box and through mindfulness I was able to feel more present and not so much inside my head. I enjoyed every session and I would definitely recommend her to anyone that is struggling. Just the feeling of being listened to and cared for, was the biggest reward of all. "

"I was diagnosed with anxiety disorder in my twenties and BP II in my thirties. The social anxiety was treatable with medication (Clonazepam). My bipolar II diagnosis came after a long bout with depression where I found that most medication had either zero effect or an adverse effect on me, this is when I first tried psychotherapy. Following my fathers death I went through an extended hypomanic episode which led to a debilitating crash. I sought help and found Melissa Cramer / Grow Heal Love. Not every therapist will be the right one for you, I was very lucky to find Melissa Cramer. Our weekly sessions usually began with mindfulness training, a guided meditation that allowed me to be more present for talk therapy. I have had therapists turn me down as a client because “I may be disruptive” being bipolar and a sundry list of other absurdities. My BP disorder was a non-issue with Melissa. Yes, some days I may be racing a bit and talking a mile a minute or be a bit down but I always felt calm and centered after each session.  Ms Cramer’s demeanor is the same when seeing me manic or depressed which I came to really appreciate, it’s a mood disorder not a death sentence. I feel a debt of gratitude to Melissa Cramer as through our sessions I am teaching again, making art and embarking on a new business endeavor." 

​"Amazing professional. Compassionate, helpful, supportive and knowledgeable."

"As a client of Melissa's for the past 2 years, I couldn't have asked for a more focused, engaged and professional therapist. I sought a therapist that might assist me in navigating my bouts of depression, and suicidal ideation. What I found in Melissa, is a warm, gentle, empathic and compassionate soul who listens intently, and truly cares for my well being."

"Melissa is an insightful caring person who is very dedicated to her work. I would recommend her."