Atelier

Your space for growth.

ABOUT

I’m Stephanie Melenciano, a psychologist, sexologist, and human relations advisor dedicated to guiding individuals on their journey towards living their best lives. With a commitment to three key pillars – no-nonsense, practicality, and (w)holism – I offer comprehensive services aimed at fostering human growth and well-being.

01. No-nonsense

In my approach, I believe in cutting through the noise and getting straight to the heart of the matter. With a no-nonsense attitude, I provide honest and straightforward guidance, helping clients confront their challenges head-on and empowering them to make meaningful changes in their lives.

In an era of hyper-political correctness, passive aggressiveness, and empty platitudes, I strive to be respectful but direct to help save clients time and money. Moreover, this approach aims at delivering the hard reality even if difficult or unpleasant precisely because it’s so rare to find in the current climate. If I am not the place for a particular challenge, the client knows right away to help him/her find the professional that is best suited for their needs.

02. Practical

Practicality is another cornerstone of my practice. I understand that real-life solutions are essential for lasting change. That’s why I offer practical tools, strategies, and techniques that clients can easily integrate into their daily lives. Whether it’s managing stress, improving communication, or enhancing intimacy, my goal is to provide actionable insights that yield tangible results.

Common sense is basic but seldom used and increasingly rare to find. The approach with clients from all walks of life and business sectors is to foster the use of this trait. In doing so, I help clients see the problem from different points of view and to consider a myriad of factors. Strengthening the observation and reflection capacity of each person enables faster resolutions and more long-term results.

03. Holistic

Life is multifaceted hence solutions should also reflect that reality. I recognize the importance of taking a holistic approach to well-being. True growth encompasses all aspects of the self – mind, body, and spirit. As a result, I consider not only psychological factors but also the broader context of clients’ lives, including their relationships, environment, and lifestyle. By addressing the whole person, I help clients cultivate balance, resilience, and overall wellness.

I’ve developed the Pretzel Happiness ® methodology serving as the first assessment. It takes into account the body, emotions, mind, and spirituality of the person. At times, there is resistance to having such a global view, but in little time it becomes evident the relevance of all the areas and how each plays a role in goal attainment.

Above all, my mission is to empower individuals to reach their full potential and live authentically. Whether you’re seeking support for mental health concerns, navigating relationship issues, or exploring your sexuality, I’m here to provide guidance, support, and practical tools to help you thrive. Together, we’ll work towards creating a life that’s fulfilling, meaningful, and true to who you are.

Your guide

Stephanie Melenciano is a psychologist, sexologist, and consultant with 15 years of experience in business. She has worked in various sectors: from multinationals to international development projects. She runs a boutique practice that helps business leaders and individuals to optimize their potential.

Her favorite experiment is the analysis of human behavior. She is often fascinated by the stupid things we do, and repeatedly. Her drive is to help people heal themselves so that we can heal our systems and, thereby, create a better world.

Today she considers Madrid her home, although she is a proud citizen of the world.