Helping you thrive, wherever in the world you call home

Living an international life
is full of challenges…

But it can also be an invitation to:

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Find your inner compass

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Live with intention

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Become more resilient

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And more … !

Are you ready to accept this invitation?

Hi! I’m Melissa 

I spent many years living as an “accidental” expat before becoming more intentional about my own global life.

I now combine my international experience with my background in psychology to help expats and global nomads around the world make the shift from merely surviving to thriving abroad.

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WHAT CLIENTS SAY ABOUT WORKING WITH ME:

“As expats, we often don’t realize how difficult a transition it can be. For myself, I was not only becoming accustomed to a new country, but also a new role as a parent. Melissa was a huge help in not only talking about some of these situations, but also in giving me the tools I needed to work through them.

Sessions with Melissa, albeit hard for me sometimes, were always fantastic. In addition, the extracurricular materials (worksheets, exercises, etc) helped to continue the progress outside of our conversations. I can’t say enough great things about Melissa!”

“Melissa is professional, organized, and very well tapped into helpful informational resources. I appreciated that when we talked, she was often able to offer insight into how the brain works, human psychological tendencies, and especially useful strategies for navigating situations.”

“Melissa was approachable, professional and easy to talk to. I felt safe during our online sessions, and appreciated how she would provide resources in between sessions to guide me through whatever I wanted to work on. It also helped that she could relate to my experience as an expat abroad. I’d highly recommend her services.”

“I worked with Melissa over a 7-month period and have since recommended her to several of my expat friends. Melissa is compassionate, warm, and professional. She had the unique ability to dive deep when necessary and laugh with me other times.

Being in the helping profession myself, always listening to others, it was SO nice to know I had this me-time to look forward to each week where I could count of being heard but not judged. In a world where people are constantly interrupting each other, it’s a treasure to find those who truly hold space for you when you talk. I felt like she treated me as if I were the only person she was working with.”

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+1 (206) 334-8326 (USA)

mparks@intentionalexpat.com