Melissa King M.A. L.P.C. N.C.C.


  • Children

  • Adolescents

  • Teens

  • Women


Experienced with issues related to: 

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Coping Skills

  • Social Skills

  • Children/Teens of Divorce

  • Peer Relationships

  • Stress

  • Grief & Loss

  • Family Dynamics

  • Body Image

  • Emotional Regulation

  • Bullying

  • Trauma

9362 Teddy Lane, Suite 206

Lone Tree, CO 80124


Melissa King M.A. L.P.C. N.C.C.


  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

  • M.A. in Counseling 

  • B.A. in Psychology

  • Certified Prepare/Enrich Administrator/Facilitator

Learn More About Melissa

Melissa received her M.A. from Denver Seminary in 1996, a CACREP accredited program which meets the national standards for counselor education and training. She is a licensed professional counselor and a board certified National Certified Counselor. Melissa uses accepted evidence-based methodologies and individualizes her approach to each person's specific needs.  She is also a Christian, and enjoys helping people on their faith journey.  She aims to provide an accepting and compassionate environment to all her clients.    

Melissa has four children, including twins, and has been married for 25 years. In her free time she loves playing with her dogs. Over the years she has coached middle school students, run a tennis academy, worked with school age children in Douglas County Schools, spoken at Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) groups and mentored college students.


If your child or adolescent is in need of support, or you are an adult navigating a challenging time in life, Melissa's goal is to provide a safe, caring place to learn and grow.


Firelight Counseling PLLC

9362 Teddy Lane, Suite 206

Lone Tree, CO 80124

Call (303) 351-5168


Individualized Approach

Support That Makes a Difference

Play Therapy for Children

Play is the language a child uses to share their world and emotions. I use techniques from brain-based play therapy as well as child centered approaches. Part of the counseling  process involves regularly communicating with the child's caregiver

 in order to collaborate on how to effectively support their child.

 Adolescent/Teen Counseling


Being a teen in today's world brings many new experiences along with physical, emotional, social and academic changes.  This can cause a lot of stress which may be overwhelming and scary to navigate.  Often teens need  to get support in a safe, nonjudgmental place.  I aim to listen first in order to understand their perspective and their world. I tailor my approach in order to best fit each individual. Talking, drawing, bibliotherapy, art, sand trays and music are just a few methods I may incorporate in counseling.

Parenting Support

Parenting is hard work. There are all kinds of approaches to parenting which can get overwhelming and confusing at times. And a solution that worked for one child may not work for a child with a different temperament. It's helpful to have a neutral person add another set of eyes to your situation.  My job is to offer insight and to help with finding tools and techniques to help your family function better.

Women's Counseling

I enjoy counseling with women of all ages. There are many reasons women may need extra support. Here are some issues I often work with:

 family of origin issues, relationship patterns, individual identity issues, anxiety, depression, grief, loss, setting boundaries, advocating for self.

Please note that I do not counsel couples. If you are looking for a couples  counselor  please consider visiting Purpose Counseling ( to contact Alison Patton. Though our counseling offices function separately, I  recommend her services.

Girl Painting in Art Class
Family Portrait



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