Mellany Flynn, Psy. D. 

  • Depression and bipolar disorder
  • Relationship issues
  • Anxiety disorders
  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Grief
  • Telebehavioral health

Dr. Flynn is a Michigan native who graduated with her B.A. in Psychology from Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan. She then moved to Dayton, Ohio, and earned her Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree from the Wright State University School of Professional Psychology in 2004.

Dr. Flynn moved to Little Rock in 2003 to complete her pre-doctoral internship at the Arkansas State Hospital and has been licensed in the state of Arkansas since 2005. Dr. Flynn has worked in a variety of clinical settings including correctional facilities, community mental health centers, and group practice clinics. In 2007, she returned to the Arkansas State Hospital and served as the program director for one of the hospital’s forensic units and from 2008-2010, added to her role thereby serving as the internship training director for the same pre-doctoral training program she completed four years earlier.

For the past seven years, Dr. Flynn has been providing therapy to individuals and couples in a group practice setting and she is eager to continue this work at Alleviant. Dr. Flynn provides services to adults 18 and older and practices from a foundation of cognitive-behavior therapy, additionally drawing from humanistic and existential theories to best serve her clients. Dr. Flynn believes that the most significant factor for a successful therapy outcome is for the therapist and client to have a trusting, collaborative relationship.