Melissa grew up in Wisconsin and moved to Anchorage in 2001 where she completed her master’s degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Melissa has experience providing psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and adults. She conducts individual and group psychotherapy with an emphasis on anxiety and mood disorders, family and relationship concerns, as well as ADHD, and social skill training. Her approach to therapy includes cognitive, behavioral, and play.
Melissa loves the outdoors, particularly hiking, gardening, snowshoeing, and bicycling. She enjoys traveling and has a special interest in nutrition. Melissa is the mother of Simon, a toddler who laughs.