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Therapy founded on Lived Experience

As a therapist who identifies as Neurodivergent and Queer Femme, Mel Day understands the unique challenges faced by individuals who identify as LGBTQIA+ and Neurodivergent. That is why Transform Psychotherapy was born.

Meet Mel

Mel Day MA, LPC (they/them) is a devoted therapist with a deep understanding of the complexities of the human experience. As someone who identifies as a Neurodivergent and Queer Femme, Mel has personally navigated the path to self-compassion and liberation. Now, they are committed to helping others do the same.

Mel’s own journey to seek help and undergo treatment was a catalyst for their career in counseling and psychological services. They understand the unique challenges faced by those who have been forced to conceal their true identities.

Specializing in Neurodivergent and LGBTQ-affirmative psychotherapy, Mel works towards fostering clients’ self-worth and trust. By encouraging clients to rediscover their authentic selves, Mel empowers them to lead happier, more fulfilled lives. Using deep listening, empathetic conversations, and evidence-based practices, Mel helps individuals tap into their inner sources of strength.

At the core of Mel’s passion for supporting Neurodivergent and Queer Folks on their journey towards liberation is the belief that, despite our differences, essential needs for belonging, connection, and meaningful relationships drive us all.

We offer Telehealth to anyone in the state of Minnesota and in-person therapy sessions at our office in Bloomington, MN.

LGBTQIA Counseling

Inside or outside the binary, let’s discover what is true for you. Whether you are exploring gender or sexuality, we can help you navigate.

Sex Therapy

Don’t let sexual difficulties impact your quality of life. We can help with sexual desire, sexual dysfunction and Queer and Trans Sex.


All relationship structures deserve therapy. We support couples, polycules, kink, BDSM, or any other form of committed relationship.


Let’s lean into your unique brain. We help neurodivergent and neurotypical humans (ADHD & ASD) cultivate their authentic identities.

Transformation Now

If you’re looking for a therapist who can provide compassionate and effective LGBTQIA+ therapy services and Neurodivergent support, look no further than Mel Day. Together, we can work towards a brighter, more authentic future for you and your loved ones.

Education and Training

Academic Training

MA, Master of Arts

Counseling and Psychological Services, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, 2021.

Human Sexuality Graduate Certificate

College of Continuing & Professional Studies, University of Minnesota, 2021.

Professional Training

Mental Health Internship (Graduate School Practicum: Sept 2020-May 2021)

Tubman Chrysalis Center; Provided therapy for individuals and couples, primarily LGBTQIA+ identifying. Co-facilitator of Trauma Skills group, Queer DBT, and Co-occurring disorder group psychotherapy.

EMDR Training (Fall 2021)

Life Development Resources, 40+ hours of EMDR training through an EMDRIA-approved training program.

AASECT Certification (In Progress)

American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists certification in progress. Currently working under AASECT-approved supervisor, Jessica VerBout, MA, LMFT, CST

Professional Memberships


Member since 2021

APA Member 

Member since March 2024


LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor (May 2023)

State of Minnesota #cc02816

 LPCC, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (In progress)

Currently operating under BBHT-approved supervisors, Patrick Parker, MA, LMFT and  Contessa Johnson, MA, LPCC

Let's work together!