Melissa is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and has been working in the field of mental health and addiction treatment since 2008. She is also a certified nutrition coach which allows her to combine clinical experience with her passion for health and wellness. Melissa focuses on helping teens and adults build a healthy foundation of “self”, using a strength based and solution focused approach to minimize the feeling of “struggling” and identify what is possible for sustainable change. She enjoys working with individuals who are trying to navigate through the chaos of life by teaching them how to prioritize their own mental health and physical well-being so they can be their best and most productive self. Her specialities include addressing issues related to low self-esteem, negative body image or body dysmorphia, depression, anxiety, amongst others.