Melissa G. Schaffer, MSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker


Follow your dreams, believe in yourself, and don’t ever give up.


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Melissa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 10 years of experience in private practice and over 25 years of experience working in the mental health field.  Melissa earned a Master of Social Work degree from Marywood University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Administration of Justice from the Pennsylvania State University.  She has experience working in the criminal justice system, and in both inpatient and outpatient mental health settings. She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers since 1996.

Melissa enjoys working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. She is a client-centered, strengths-based therapist with a cognitive-behavioral focus.  Special areas of interest include, but are not limited to:


  •  Depression and mood disorders

  •  Anxiety and stress

  •  Family conflict and relationship issues

  • ADHD and school problems

  • Anger management and impulse control

  •  Life changes and transitions

  • Self-esteem

  • Sexual issues

  • Grief and loss




Melissa believes in developing strong, therapeutic relationships. She strives to help clients make changes and improvements specific to their goals, enabling them to reach their true potential.


                           Call or Text: 610-393-9741
Melissa G. Schaffer
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Master of Social Work, LCSW, Marywood University

BS, Administration of Justice, The Pennsylvania State University