Take the first step towards healing and wellness

To get started Melody offers a free introductory 15 minute phone consultation to learn more about your therapy needs and determine next steps. The quickest way to schedule your free phone consultation is to access her calendar below and schedule a time to talk. Please click on the circle below to get started.


If you like, you are also welcome to call Melody’s confidential voicemail at 510-646-0046, email her directly at melody@lifebydesigntherapy.com, or send a message by clicking the box below. Please include your office location preference and some good times to reach you by phone.  Melody will respond as soon as possible, typically within 24 hours between Sunday-Friday.

 If you need immediate attention due to a life-threatening emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital.

Berkeley Therapy Office


Our Berkeley therapy office is located in Downtown Berkeley close to the UC Berkeley campus.

ADDRESS: 2140 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley CA 94704

PARKING: Street parking is available.  Please note the signs for parking limits and street cleaning. 

BART: Our office is conveniently located across from the Downtown Berkeley BART Station.

ACCESSIBILITY: The building is wheelchair accessible.  


Richmond therapy Office


Our Richmond therapy office is located near the Hilltop shopping center.  

ADDRESS: 3150 Hilltop Mall Road, Richmond CA 94806

PARKING:  Free parking is available in the parking lot in front of the building.

ACCESSIBILITY: The building is wheelchair accessible

There is a truth deep down inside of you that has been waiting for you to discover it, and that truth is this: you deserve all good things life has to offer
— Rhonda Byrne, The Secret