Susan Melendez Doak, LPC, brings over 15 years and over 30,000 client hours of work to her practice, delivered in multiple settings across the United States. Growing up overseas as a bi-racial “third culture kid,” Susan understands times of transition and change, and brings laughter and strength to her work . Susan is the owner of Newberg Counseling & Wellness and holds an active LPC license in the state of Oregon. She operates as the Practice Manager and Clinical Director and oversees marketing and public relations. Her areas of clinical expertise include maternal mental health, adolescent and family issues, anxiety and depression, adjustment and transition issues, and career coaching for women. She is currently not accepting new clients.
Susan started Newberg Counseling & Wellness as a group practice in November of 2018 with the purpose of providing high quality mental health services to Newberg, Oregon and its adjacent communities. Newberg Counseling & Wellness hires experienced licensed therapists who are great at their craft and passionate about their work.
Owner and Therapist; Newberg Counseling & Wellness, Newberg OR (2018–present)
Private Practice Therapist; Counseling Services of Portland, Tigard OR (2013–2018)
Counselor and Clinic Manager; Lutheran Community Services Northwest, McMinnville OR (2011–2013)
Mental Health Clinician, NAFI Massachusetts, Boston, MA (2006–2011)
Education: Evangel University (Springfield, MO)
MA, Marriage and Family Therapy (AGTS)
BA, Religion, Psychology
Additional Trainings and Ongoing Education:
Anger Management Specialist; National Association of Anger Management
Solution Focused Brief Therapy
Collaborative and Proactive Solutions
Newberg Counseling & Wellness invites clients of all backgrounds, ages, races, sexual orientations, genders, and life circumstances to a transformative experience.
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