Meet The Guided Wellness Team

Therapy in St. George, UT

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Melissa Spaulding, (she/her/hers)

Therapist | CMHC

Welcome to Guided Wellness Counseling! Before we ever meet in the therapy office, please know that, above all things, the goal is for you to feel safe in this process.

When you first become a client, being ‘on the therapy couch’ can be a vulnerable place. From my own experience and from my client’s experiences, we’ve learned that we don’t grow until we lean into that feeling of vulnerability. So I challenge you to join me in that place somewhere between taking a risk (vulnerability) and showing up anyway.

When you do, you are certain to discover your inherent value. You are worth paying attention to. Therapy is time  well spent on your most important relationship – your relationship to yourself. You’ll engage in a process to burn down those old-fashioned notions of self-esteem and self-care like:

● I’ll finally feel good enough when…
● When I finally…. I’ll be able to relax
● I can’t set that boundary – they’ll be so upset!
● It’s impossible to make time for me when my kids already require so much.
● And more…

As you go through the process of therapy, you’re provided with the time and space to realize that you are valuable, you always have been, and you always will be. Any bad things that have happened: abuse, neglect, etc… You deserved better than that. You are worth investing in. You are worth creating the adventurous life that you love and thrive in.

As you begin to thrive, you’ll be guided through setting new boundaries for your relationships. Confidence will be cultivated to clear the cobwebs off of any old trauma or PTSD symptoms. Imagine being able to unapologetically step up and protect your space, energy, mind, and body. Boundaries allow us to do just that.

All of this may be hard work! And I love it and am so honored by the clients who choose to share their journey with me. It’s a thrilling collaborative process to get you there, void of stale advice or old-fashioned platitudes about time healing all wounds (spoiler alert: time offers perspective. Healing requires a toolbox of resources).

Getting to be a guide on your journey is worth every second I put into training and learning how to serve you better.


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DeLayna stout

Therapist, CMHC
Melissa Spaulding Cass

Cass Waldo

Therapist, LCSW
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Melissa Spaulding

Therapist, CMHC
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Kim Klee

Practice Assistant


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Guided Wellness Counseling

Healing Depression, Anxiety, and Trauma in St. George and all of Southern Utah.

EMDR Therapy and EMDR Consultation Services.

720 South River Road Suite E 103, St. George, UT 84790