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Melodie Frick

Melodie Frick

Associate Professor

College of Education and Allied Professions

Human Services

Contact Information

Phone: 828.654.6564
Office: 2TS 320 Biltmore Park Building


Dr. Melodie H. Frick is an Associate Professor and the Director of the Counseling Program. Originally from Asheville, she earned her bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, master's degree in Community Counseling from Western Carolina University, and Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of Virginia. Dr. Frick is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Supervisor, National Certified Counselor, and Approved Clinical Supervisor, and has worked in outpatient mental health agencies, private practice, and counselor education. Her professional memberships include the American Counseling Association (including multiple branches and interest networks) and the North Carolina Counseling Association. Her research interests include relationship issues (e.g., couple’s, familial, consensual nonmonogamy, etc.), women’s issues, sexuality, and counseling and supervision praxis.


  • Ph D, University of Virginia
  • MS, Western Carolina University
  • BA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Teaching Interests

Family Counseling<br>Sexuality<br>Diagnostics & Treatment Planning<br>Individual & Group Counseling Skills<br>Practicum & Internship

Research Interests

Couples and Families<br>Sexuality and Gender Identity<br>Women's Issues<br>Counselor & Supervisor Training<br>Trauma-Informed Care

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