Melanie Stachelski, MA
Cancer Counselor and Psychotherapist


M.A. Transpersonal Counseling Psychology
Naropa University, Boulder, Colorado

M.S. Political Science
Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois

B.S. Political Science
University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming


Registered Psychotherapist; Registration #104264; State of Colorado, Department of Regulatory Agencies, Division of Professions and Occupations, Denver CO 


  • Colorado Ovarian Cancer Alliance: Therapist and Co-Facilitator for Nicki’s Circle Support Groups; 2018 - Present

  • The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS): Therapist and Co-Facilitator for Family Support Groups; 2014 - 2019

  • The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: Patient Services Committee; 2012 - 2017

  • Noeticus Counseling Center and Training Institute: Counseling Internship

  • Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, Psychosocial Oncology Department: Counseling Practicum

  • The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS): Patti Robinson Kaufmann First Connection Program

  • Colorado Blood Cancer Institute: Volunteer, Bone Marrow Transplant Patient Support


  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing): EMDR Center of the Rockies

  • MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction)

  • DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) Training for Mental Health Professionals

  • Family Matters: Becoming a Love and Logic Parent ®

  • Jump Start: Tools for Relationship Success

  • PET-C (Pragmatic Experiential Therapy for Couples)

  • ASIST Suicide Intervention Training