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Melissa Yoak, M.A.Ed, LPCC-S
Melissa Yoak’s career in the counseling field began over 25 years ago and includes experience in both community agencies and private practice. She holds a Master of Arts Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Akron and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Malone University. As a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Supervisor through the Ohio CSWMFT Board, Melissa’s interests include couples and family therapy and helping individuals with anxiety, stress, depression and life adjustments. Melissa has been a therapist with DaySpring since 2004 and became the Director in 2008. While she has continued to successfully manage the Akron location, in 2013 she opened the Stow/Hudson office. She is passionate about the impact DaySpring’s work will have on generations of marriages, families and individuals. Melissa is married and the mother of three teens. Both she and her husband have been involved in church ministry for over 15 years.