Melissa Magee-Kakouras

Clinical Social Work/Therapist , MSW , LCSW

(704) 601-7618
If you feel that meds aren't the solution--or are just one piece of it--I can help you or your child to uncover natural supports and develop strategies that foster well-being. My approach is creative, pragmatic and client-centered. With children and teens, I often draw on art and play therapy techniques to address core issues. With all of my clients, I focus on strengths, offering a fresh perspective when needed. I strive to listen closely and empathically, and to empower individuals and families in the change process.
Throughout my years in practice, I've worked with both child/adolescent and adult clients. Common issues of concern have been: depression, anxiety, ADHD, relationship troubles, and family changes. I've also worked a great deal with individuals and families dealing with recent/past abuse and trauma.
Taking the first step towards therapy can seem intimidating. If you'd like to ask questions or get more information, please feel free to call or e-mail me. I welcome the opportunity to speak with you.
Call or Email Melissa Magee-Kakouras for a free phone consultation now - (704) 601-7618


  • Years in Practice: 7 Years
  • School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Year Graduated: 2007
  • License No. and State: C006451 North Carolina


  • Avg Cost (per session): $60 - $110
  • Sliding Scale: No
Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check

Accepted Insurance Plans:

  • Aetna
  • NC Health Choice
  • Optum
  • ValueOptions
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • NC Medicaid
  • United Healthcare/United Behavioral Health
  • Out of Network

Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit .


Kakouras Family Counseling
400 North Broome Street
Suite 303
WaxhawNorth Carolina 28173
(704) 601-7618
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Additional Location

South Charlotte Clinical Associates
3111 Springbank Lane
Suite I
CharlotteNorth Carolina 28226
(704) 601-7618


  • Child or Adolescent
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Parenting


  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Depression
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Family Conflict
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Academic Underachievement
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Grief
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Relationship Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation

Mental Health:

  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus


  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation:

  • Art Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Family Systems
  • Narrative
  • Play Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)


  • Individuals
  • Family

Professional Connections

Dionysios Kakouras, MSW, LCSW, LCAS

Dionysios Kakouras, MSW, LCSW, LCAS

Clinical Social Work/Therapist

Nearby Areas

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Last Modified: 19 Aug 2014