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Meet Anna Melkumyan of Blooming Minds Therapy

Today we’d like to introduce you to Anna Melkumyan. 

Alright, so thank you so much for sharing your story and insight with our readers. To kick things off, can you tell us a bit about how you got started?
Blooming Minds Therapy was founded in 2019 by two mental health therapists who each had a background in working in non-profit mental health and a group private practice. 

The mission of Blooming Minds is to promote the development of the tools, skills, and mindsets necessary to overcome the obstacles in life that keep growth stunted. We provide client-centered care to ensure the safety, comfort, and support of our clients. 

Blooming Minds started as a two-therapist practice and has evolved to a ten-therapist practice. With a strong sense of ethics, hard work, and creativity the practice has grown rapidly over the last several years. 

Would you say it’s been a smooth road, and if not, what are some of the biggest challenges you’ve faced along the way?
Learning the ins and outs of running a business was challenging. Many hours were spent learning the logistical side of running a mental health practice, working with insurance companies, and managing other therapists. 

Blooming Minds Therapy began renovations to a new suite in early 2021 which was impacted by COVID delays. COVID as a whole created a lot of challenges, such as creating new policies regularly to comply with CDC recommendations. For many months, all therapist worked remotely through telehealth which encompassed a lot of challenges initially. 

With time, creative solutions were found, and the Blooming Minds team grew significantly. 

As you know, we’re big fans of Blooming Minds Therapy. For our readers who might not be as familiar, what can you tell them about the brand?
Blooming Minds Therapy is a private practice located in East Lansing, Michigan. We serve children, adults, couples, and families. We have the ability to provide in-person and telehealth treatment. 

Our group of therapists have of many different areas of interest, such as treating trauma, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, etc. 

Some therapists specialize is in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). 

Our team of therapists take a lot of pride in the services they provide. Blooming Minds Therapy provides all therapists with individual and group supervision to ensure quality care of all clients. We value collaboration, client-centered care, continued education, and transparency. 

Our practice provides a comfortable environment with lot of plants! 

Is there anyone you’d like to thank or give credit to?
We appreciate the support of Michigan State University along with many local doctors and health professional who we collaborate with! 

Pricing:

  • Private pay $80-$100

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Image Credits

Jessica D. Cowles Imagery
Anna Melkumyan

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