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

Melvin Tillman, MA, PhD’s Latest TIPs:

What to Do When You Don't Like Your Therapist
What to Do When You Don't Like Your Therapist image

Similar to most relationships, having a smooth, instant connection with your therapist is rather rare.  Read …

I Don’t Like My Therapist
I Don’t Like My Therapist image

         Going to therapy can be a scary, vulnerable experience.  After all Read …

Feeling Stuck in Therapy
Feeling Stuck in Therapy image

         Being in therapy can be a wonderful experience.  You have the Read …

How to Handle Rejection
How to Handle Rejection image

         Dating culture has changed since the 20th century.  Apps have made Read …

Initial and Subsequent Emotions
Initial and Subsequent Emotions image

     Even though everyone experiences emotions every day, understanding them can still be tricky.  Read …