Melissa received her master’s degree from Lincoln Memorial University with a certificate in the Gottman Marriage and Family Counseling. She has experience with co-occurring disorders and working with those of all ages in both residential and outpatient settings. She utilized both Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy with a focus on mindfulness, the development of positive coping skills, and how to establish and recognize strong boundary settings. Melissa believes in meeting the person where they are and allowing them to utilize self-discovery to reach their own treatment expectations and goals. The focus individualization in treatment with support and guidance feeds a healthy path to self-discovery and a desired quality of life.
Location: Smoky Mountain Lodge