Subject Matter Expert

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Dr. Tate-Scruse was a featured guest on Episode 3 of the Relationship Boosters Podcast, where she discussed the concept behind her book-writing debut, Blind Passenger. You can listen and download the show at

Media Appearances

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Featured in a news article in the Charlotte Observer... "Unlike Dr. Frasier Crane, TV’s best-known fictional psychiatrist, Dr. Melissa Tate is a real-life psychologist and radio personality."

Professional Profile

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At, over 750 renowned psychologists, academics, psychiatrists and authors in our field have gathered to contribute their thoughts and ideas on what makes us tick. They provide a live stream of what's happening in 'psychology today'. Here is a her professional profile.

Owner. Counselor. Professor. Supervisor. Consultant. Life Coach. Trainer. Facilitator. Radio Personality. Blogger. Author.

I enjoy these roles because they position me to pay it forward in a number of ways. Here are some highlights of my educational background, specialized training, and the career experiences I draw from as a helping professional.

State of North Carolina: Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor | State of Maryland: (inactive) Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Approved Clinical Supervisor | Doctorate of Education: Counseling Psychology | Master of Arts: Professional Counseling | Bachelor of Arts: Psychology |

Individual Therapy | Family Systems Therapy | Group Therapy | Crisis Intervention | Clinical Supervision and Consultation | Comprehensive Treatment Planning | Program Management | Planning and Evaluation | Leadership Training | Employee Assistance Counseling |

Depression | Suicidality | Self-Injurious Behaviors | Anxiety | Post-traumatic Stress Disorder | Bipolar Disorder | Psychotic Disorders | Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder | Personality Disorders | Substance Abuse Disorders | Grief/Loss | Anger Management | Phase of Life Difficulties | Relationship Problems |

Outpatient Mental Health Care | Crisis Residential Care | Residential Treatment Center | Public School System | Private, Non-Public Schools | Emergency Room | Private Practice | Employee Assistance |

Medi-Tate and Mingle Blog...

Medi-Tate & Mingle is a platform built to jump start conversation about various mental health topics and social situations that we all face. We are driven by our thoughts, emotions, impulses, and instincts in everything we do (or neglect to do). Relationships, parenting dilemmas, grief/loss, worry, jealousy, career issues, etc…are all fair topics of discussion. So join the mental mingle and mediTate with me.