Melanie Lima, MSW, LSW

Licensed Social Worker
Children, adolescents, adults, families; offers therapy in Spanish

Melanie is passionate about her work with clients. She is dedicated to providing exeptional care by getting to know each person as an individual, and then developing a treatment plan to meet their specific needs. She is inspired by the journey her clients take toward healing and peace as they progress through therapy.

Prior to joining YFC, Melanie was a therapist at Arden Shore Child & Family Services in Waukegan, and completed internships at Arden Shore, Little Fort Elementary School in Waukegan, and the Rice Child & Family Center in Evanston. She also worked as a Mental Health Specialist at Allendale Association in Lake Villa.


MSW - Loyola University School of Social Work, Chicago, IL

BS - Loyola University, Chicago IL

AS - College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL