Dr. Melissa Estavillo, Psychologist in Phoenix

Dr. Melissa Estavillo, PsyD

Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, Arizona School of Professional Psychology
M.A. Clinical Psychology, Arizona School of Professional Psychology
B.S. Psychology, Grand Canyon University

Specialties: General counseling, couples counseling, medical counseling, faith and spiritual counseling, LGBT counseling, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)

Dr. Melissa Estavillo is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and founder of Biltmore Psychology and Counseling. With over 9 years of experience, she specializes in both individual and couples therapy. Melissa has over 10 years of experience, and worked in a variety of settings from Hospital Medical Centers to University Counseling Centers. Dr. Estavillo completed her Internship/Residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center, Dept. of Psychiatry in Loma Linda, CA. She has taught and supervised Graduate and Medical Students in assessment and advanced therapy skills, and has provided consultation for multidisciplinary teams of neurologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and occupational and speech therapists. Dr. Estavillo is an expert in her field and a regular commentator for Channel 12 News and KTAR. Most recently, she has been asked to speak about Children and Trauma, Step-parenting, and Technology Addiction.

Practice Statement:
Dr. Estavillo is a dynamic, interactive psychologist. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques stemming from Emotionally Focused Theory, Psychodynamic Theory and Other Evidence Based Practices to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

More about Dr. Estavillo:
Melissa is a very curious person and loves trying new things. She enjoys hiking, cooking and watching documentaries. She is currently attempting to garden, though her skill of gardening is yet to be determined. Melissa and her husband are Arizona natives, yet love traveling locally, nationally and internationally. She is passionate about education as a means of social change and fell in love with the students of Zambia’s Northrise University upon visiting the campus. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, newborn son, and Boston terrier.

Personal Website: http://www.drestavillo.com

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Arizona
PsyD – 4179

Dr. Estavillo on Channel 12