Melissa Lawver

Melissa Lawver, MA – LPC, Director of Counselor

Melissa Lawver is a Licensed Professional Counselor and is the Director of Counseling and Women’s Services at His Story Coaching and Counseling. Melissa graduated cum laude from Baylor University with her BA in Psychology and went on to receive her MA in Counseling from Dallas Baptist University. Melissa joined the counseling staff at Compass Christian Church in 2007 and transitioned with the staff to launch His Story Coaching and Counseling in 2011.

Melissa believes God is able to transform any bad situation in life and use it for good as He draws people closer to Himself. Melissa believes in the power of transforming your thinking to heal wounds and create change in your life. She primarily works with women, adolescents, and couples with mood and anxiety disorders, self-esteem and boundary issues, anger issues, self-injury, victims of sexual abuse and relational issues.

When she is not working directly with clients, Melissa enjoys writing curriculum and leading women’s workshops. Melissa loves teaching, and is and adjunct professor of psychology at Dallas Christian College.

Melissa is married to her husband of 6 years and has one beautiful daughter. In her spare time, Melissa enjoys modern art, crafting, reading, going to the gym and spending time with her family.