Ratings for Dr. Melissa N. Grabau
It's been over a year since I last worked with Dr. Grabau. If you have a presenting problem that you are having a hard time working through, I highly recommend her. I still reflect back on her advice and how she helped me cope with stuff that caused me distress. She helped me work through some tough experiences and overcome my divorce. I found her insightful, empathetic, trusting, helpful and very encouraging. I credit her with how healthy I feel today.
Melissa is very inexperienced in her field. She has many personal issues that entered into the therapy room and she was not far enough in her own therapy process to deal with them properly. She is the nightmare therapist that thinks EVERYTHING is caused by childhood abuse that you just aren't aware of yet. She gave me some pretty hefty labels (diagnosis) that have never been backed up by any other doctor, before or after her treatment. She appears at the surface to be very kind and quiet, but as I went along I found her to be terribly controlling and clearly not trustworthy. I am still in therapy trying to overcome the mess she left me in, and when I tell other therapists of what I endured in her care, they are shocked. If you have any sort of serious mental health issues, find someone more experienced. I believe she means well, but the title "Dr" in her hands is about as safe as a box of matches in a child's hands. Don't let her burn you too.
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- BCBS Illinois
- Coventry Health Care