Melisa Alaba

Melisa Alaba  is a Life Coach and a Licensed Professional Counselor. Melisa is a graduate of Roosevelt University, Chicago, with a Bachelors and Masters degree in Psychology. Melisa empowers her clients to take control of their destiny. With over 12 years experience as a Counselor and Coach, Melisa has assisted hundreds of clients in reaching their goals and fulfilling their dreams. Melisa has been affectionately called "The Vision Coach" because she has assisted many clients in reclaiming and discovering their vision and purpose. Melisa transforms lives through coaching and counseling clients across the country. 

Melisa is the author of the book , Live Out Loud, 52 Ways to Reawaken Your Spirit and Live a Life of Purpose. She has also been featured as an expert in print and on-line publications such as Ebony Magazine.
Melisa believes in impacting lives through group talks, speaking to large audiences and one on one coaching. 

Melisa is an interactive, mindful cognitive behavioral coach. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges.  Melisa provides a Christian perspective in her counseling/coaching approach.
 Melisa Alaba has also studied and practiced Mindful meditation since 2008. Melisa came to meditation after having an car accident that left her with a serious and painful back injury. Her back pain became progressively worse after her accident which caused her to seek alternative methods for healing. After learning about meditation Melisa begin to pray and meditate daily. She soon begin to have relief from her pain.

Since that time Melisa has studied Mindful meditation from the University of Hawaii and through several other programs around the world.With compassion and understanding, Melisa works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing. 

Melisa is a wife, mother and friend. In her free time she enjoys nature walks, practicing meditation and reading. Melisa is ready to help you on your journey. She provides coaching and counseling by phone and in person. 

Licenses Held: Licensed Professional Counselor, Georgia and Illinois, Certified Anger Management Specialist (CAMS) 

Special Trainings: Life Coaching, Mindfulness Meditation, Business development , and  Christian Marriage Restoration.

Associations: American Counseling Association, Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association, Cobb County School Counselor Association

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