Melissa is a Licensed Social Worker who holds a Master’s Social Work degree from Ramapo College. Throughout her training, she has worked in community mental health, non-profit organizations and hospital settings providing a strength-based, humanistic approach to treatment.
Equipped with the most recent evidence-based interventions such as motivational interviewing, solution-focused approaches and cognitive behavioral therapy techniques, Melissa is skilled working with families, adolescents, and young adults.
In addition to her work with families and youth, Melissa has expertise in managing symptoms of Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, and more severe mental health conditions. She collaborates with her clients guided by the belief that individuals can be helped to better connect with their own values and strengths to achieve their personal goals.