MEDICAL SERVICES

Specialties

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in Children
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD

Practices

Languages

  • English

EDUCATION

Graduate Degree

  • Northeastern University , Boston , MA

Philosophy of Care

My approach to treatment includes acknowledging and respecting patients' and families' identity, beliefs and cultural values as well as understanding the importance of collaborating with community supports to improve treatment outcomes.

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Melissa is a board-certified advanced practice psychiatric nurse with specialized training in child development, diagnostic assessment and medication management of children and adolescents. She decided to leave years of acute psychiatric care in premier mental health facilities to join integrated behavioral health that allows for early assessment and intervention using a collaborative approach. Melissa is available to provide consultation services to pediatricians regarding mental health treatment as well as ongoing diagnostic assessment and medication management to pediatric patients within the practice.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified, Advance Practice Registered Nurse