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Melinda Gamboa, AMFT

About Me


Hello, my name is Melinda Gamboa, and I am an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist with a background in working with diverse communities, including people with disabilities, and survivors of trauma. As a trauma-informed therapist dedicated to supporting the BIPOC and LGBTQ communities, I offer compassionate allyship on your journey to healing and empowerment. With extensive experience aiding individuals of all ages with disabilities and trauma, I provide a secure space to explore emotions, address obstacles, and embrace strengths. In my practice, your experiences are heard and honored as we work together towards a fulfilling and empowered life. I look forward to embarking on this journey together.

Service Type


  • Direct Counseling (Individual/Children/Teen/Adult/Senior)



  • Abuse

  • Learning Disabilities

  • Autism

  • Anxiety, Depression & PTSD

  • Trauma

  • Cultural/Ethnic Issues

  • LGBTQ+ Issues



  • Master's Degree in Counseling from Hope International University in Fullerton, CA

  • Education Specialist in Teaching from California State University Long Beach, CA

  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from California State University Northridge, CA 

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Person-Centered

  • Humanistic

  • Psychodynamic

  • Family Systems

Language Spoken

  • English, Spanish

Practice Location
  • Telehealth

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