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
How to achieve higher consciousness for your clients
How to achieve higher consciousness for your clients

Resolving reactivity reveals HIGHER states of consciousness. Famed psychiatrist Roberto Assagiolo states "On a low level of consciousness there are no solutions, and on high level of consciousness there »

Resolving reactivity reveals HIGHER states of consciousness. Famed psychiatrist Roberto Assagiolo states "On a low level of consciousness there are no solutions, and on high level of consciousness there are no problems." When our clients (or us!) are bound in some pain, that tension puts us in is a reactive state. These states FEEL lower than more expanded states. They feel contracted. People come..

Melanie McGhee · January 31st, 2020

Melanie McGhee · January 31st, 2020

Who is the self in self-care?
Who is the self in self-care?

SELF-care. What does that even mean? For me today, part of what it meant was a deep tissue massage to work out the kinks. On a more daily basis, it means all the little doings of life that create an environment »

SELF-care. What does that even mean? For me today, part of what it meant was a deep tissue massage to work out the kinks. On a more daily basis, it means all the little doings of life that create an environment I find pleasing, not just an outer environment — things like keeping the dishes washed, but also the inner environment – my personal mediation and AAIT embodiment practice. This is what..

Melanie McGhee · January 17th, 2020

Melanie McGhee · January 17th, 2020

Embodiment ~ Personal Practice Edition
Embodiment ~ Personal Practice Edition

One of the inhibitors of our experience of who we are, true Self, is our tendency to identify with aspects of being, identities. Internal Family Systems would call these "parts." Transactional Analysis »

One of the inhibitors of our experience of who we are, true Self, is our tendency to identify with aspects of being, identities. Internal Family Systems would call these "parts." Transactional Analysis calls them ego states. It's like that story of the eagle raised by ducks who thinks she's a duck. If you've been reading for a while, you know how important DAILY practice is for WILD transformations...

Melanie McGhee · January 10th, 2020

Melanie McGhee · January 10th, 2020

Embodiment ~ Personal Practice Edition
Embodiment ~ Personal Practice Edition

One of the inhibitors of our experience of who we are, true Self, is our tendency to identify with aspects of being, identities. Internal Family Systems would call these "parts." Transactional Analysis »

One of the inhibitors of our experience of who we are, true Self, is our tendency to identify with aspects of being, identities. Internal Family Systems would call these "parts." Transactional Analysis calls them ego states. It's like that story of the eagle raised by ducks who thinks she's a duck. If you've been reading for a while, you know how important DAILY practice is for WILD transformations...

Melanie McGhee · January 10th, 2020

Melanie McGhee · January 10th, 2020