Melissa has completed significant training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Trauma Therapy. Prior to starting her private practice, her professional experience includes working in a mental health outpatient clinic, where she worked with a varied array of mental health challenges and in a specialized trauma program for adults and teens who experienced childhood neglect and abuse. Melissa has also worked in a school setting and provided supportive therapy to tweens and teens. Her private practice specializes in the treatment of women and adolescent females who are experiencing stress, anxiety, trauma recovery, relationship issues and life transitions. Melissa also works with men who are experiencing similar issues.