Melanie McGhee LCSW

Clinical Social Worker
Melanie McGhee

Credentials: License

Institution: University of Utah

Certification: Master's Degree, Clinical Social Work

Certification Year: 1984

Institution: University of Utah

Graduated: 1984

In practice since: 1984

Melanie McGhee, L.C.S.W. is the founder of Acceptance and Integration Training (AAIT). AAIT helps clients alleviate psychological suffering while contributing to their spiritual wellbeing, helping them become established in steadier states of being. McGhee has maintained a private psychotherapy practice since 1984. She developed AAIT based on her years of practice, study and training with master therapists, especially Dick Olney, Zivorad Slavinski and Bob and Mary Goulding.

In addition to the training and supervision she provides to counselors, coaches and clergy, Ms. McGhee provides psychotherapy to people experiencing depression, anxiety and/or relationship problems. She has served as adjunct faculty at the University of Tennessee and Maryville College. An award-winning author, she and her husband are currently collaborating on a book about Acceptance and Integration Training.

Articles Melanie has Published
Creative ways to use AAIT
Creative ways to use AAIT

My heart is full. This week, Kathy White and Jo Willey hosted the certified AAIT practitioners for a holiday gathering at their office Feldenkrais Knoxville. We laughed and shared stories of how AAIT is »

My heart is full. This week, Kathy White and Jo Willey hosted the certified AAIT practitioners for a holiday gathering at their office Feldenkrais Knoxville. We laughed and shared stories of how AAIT is impacting their lives and the lives of their clients. I was delighted and surprised by some of the creative ways practitioners are using AAIT to help people. Addictions LGBTQ support and healing Sexual..

Melanie McGhee · 3 days ago

Melanie McGhee · 3 days ago

Self care for families
Self care for families

Kathy White PT, Feldenkrais and AAIT practitioner extraordinaire recently shared a post on self care for families. One of the PRACTICAL suggestions is to have a morning and evening routine. Word. This »

Kathy White PT, Feldenkrais and AAIT practitioner extraordinaire recently shared a post on self care for families. One of the PRACTICAL suggestions is to have a morning and evening routine. Word. This is one of the best pieces of advice for ALL of us, especially healing arts practitioners. These routines, when well-crafted, create containers for our restoration. When ignored, our lack of routine becomes..

Melanie McGhee · December 2nd, 2019

Melanie McGhee · December 2nd, 2019

Leaving work at work
Leaving work at work

LEAVING WORK at WORK. This challenges lots of healing arts professionals. I know this might sound antithetical to what we normally hear about this issue — but if you find yourself mulling over some thorny »

LEAVING WORK at WORK. This challenges lots of healing arts professionals. I know this might sound antithetical to what we normally hear about this issue — but if you find yourself mulling over some thorny issue a client is facing, so what? I mean, what if in that mulling over your intuition kicks in and you catch a glimpse of what your client needs and how to support them in fulfilling that need?..

Melanie McGhee · November 22nd, 2019

Melanie McGhee · November 22nd, 2019

NASW Chicago - Behind the Scenes
NASW Chicago - Behind the Scenes

BEHIND THE SCENES Ten minutes before I was to begin my presentation, it became clear that I needed technical support. The two women who presented before me flew into action, one headed out to search for »

BEHIND THE SCENES Ten minutes before I was to begin my presentation, it became clear that I needed technical support. The two women who presented before me flew into action, one headed out to search for a room monitor and tech support, while the other began setting up her computer for me to use and Wendy ran for a USB stick so I could transfer my slides to my new friend's computer. Social workers...

Melanie McGhee · November 15th, 2019

Melanie McGhee · November 15th, 2019