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The Motherhood Village Podcast

May 27, 2022

Melanie McNally, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who helps Gen Zers become the superheroes of their life stories. She provides online support through teletherapy and coaching; online programs; and books that teach Gen Zers how to build self-confidence, manage anxiety, and achieve their goals.

Dr. McNally founded Therapy Bootcamp, an app-based psychoeducational service for Gen Zers to get therapy tools delivered right to their phones. Therapy Bootcamp is an 8-week program where boot campers build self-awareness and develop coping tools, all while being able to message Dr. McNally directly. The next bootcamp starts June 13, 2022.  

Dr. McNally has worked in the mental health field since 2005 and teaches the skills, strategies, and tools that she herself has used and continues to use. She lives in the forest of the upper peninsula of Michigan with her husband and two dogs.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Her journey into psychology.
  • The impact of social media on teens' mental health.
  • Tools teens and young adults can use to manage their anxiety.
  • How parents can tell the difference between general stress and significant anxiety.
  • How parents with mental health issues can ensure their condition doesn’t negatively impact their children.
  • Ways parents can connect with their teens and young adult children. 
  • The future of therapy and counseling. 

You can learn more about Dr. McNally and to connect with her , Instagram, Pinterest , Facebook and download her free guide