Ms. Mélanie Champoux uses an integrative approach in her practice of psychotherapy with couples and individuals. She was initially trained at Université Laval using psychodynamic and humanistic approaches, and by joining CCCF, she developed a systemic and cognitive-behavioural approach to couples. She stands out for her analytical and intuitive skills, her ease in building strong alliances with diverse and complex populations, and her ability to make information accessible and to intervene in a nuanced and effective manner. She combines her knowledge and several strategies by focusing on a formula that adapts to the needs and problems of her clients while aiming to optimally promote their progress and well-being. Since the beginning of her practice, she has maintained active continuing education by participating in training sessions that are relevant to her practice.
Ms. Mélanie Champoux obtained her master's degree in psychology from Université Laval in 1996, where she had completed an intensive clinical training. She has been a member of CCCF since 2000, has been a partner since 2007 and has provided supervision to doctoral students in their clinical internship since 2008. She also provides professional supervision to psychologists and psychotherapists and can sometimes provide training to psychologists and healthcare professionals on topics related to couple or family. At the beginning of her career, she practiced psychotherapy in a university setting and co-supervised students at the master's level during their clinical internship. She also coordinated and taught an undergraduate course on communication skills for several years. In addition to her clinical practice at CCCF, Ms. Champoux worked in a human resources consulting firm for a number of years where she administered psychometric assessments and was involved in organizational psychology, coaching and career transitioning. Therefore, she also has skills in work psychology that prove helpful in therapeutic processes.