Melvin Tillman, MA, PhD

Dr. Melvin Tillman offers individual, couples, and family therapy, with a specialization in sex therapy. He currently works with clients struggling with anger, anxiety, blended families, depression compulsive behaviors, financial problems, grief, infidelity, panic, phobias, polyamory, self-esteem, sexual harassment, trauma, sexual function / dysfunction. Additionally, Melvin runs an HSV support group on Wednesdays from 7-8pm, and runs a Depression and Anxiety group on Thursdays from 7-8pm.   


Dr. Tillman joined the Center for Growth in 2016. He completed a one year - post masters fellowship with us and never left!  Dr. Tillman received his Bachelors in Psychology at the University of Illinois, and his Masters in Counseling at Northwestern University.  Melvin has his doctorate in Human Sexuality Studies from Widener University.  His dissertation focused on the factors that lead to a healthy, sexual self-image for women.  

NPI: 1699063560


  • Pennsylvania: Working towards licensure
  • New Jersey: Working towards licensure

Melvin Tillman, MA, PhD’s Latest TIPs:

Covid During the Holidays
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It’s December, which means that several holidays are on the horizon.  Some people tend to enjoy the holidays, while others see them as a source of stress or melancholy.  Regardless … Read More

Reducing Unhealthy Productivity
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As many of us enter the ninth month of a global pandemic, the rise of unhealthy productivity has been on the rise.  There’s the idea that because you’re stuck at … Read More

Identifying Unhealthy Productivity Culture
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The desire to be our best, and to do our best is an understandable one.  However, what do you do when you start to measure your day by efficiency?  … Read More

What to Do When You Don't Like Your Therapist
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Similar to most relationships, having a smooth, instant connection with your therapist is rather rare.  Sometimes, the client simply does not click with their therapist. Even worse, the client might … Read More

I Don’t Like My Therapist
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         Going to therapy can be a scary, vulnerable experience.  After all, you may reveal aspects of yourself that you haven’t with anyone else.  Though the experience … Read More