Melissa is independently licensed as a clinical social worker in both Iowa and South Dakota. Melissa brings over twenty years of experience working with various populations, including individuals who are neurodivergent, individuals coping with grief, life changes, and complex medical conditions, individuals in recovery from addiction, older adults, adolescents, children and families.
Melissa has a master’s degree from University of North Dakota. Melissa is certified in DBT and DBT-C. Melissa strives to continuously pursue training to enhance her ability to use evidence-based interventions to meet the needs of the clients that she serves. Melissa has recently participated in training regarding social skills interventions for individuals on the autism spectrum, play therapy interventions, and interventions to help individuals with ADHD thrive at work, school, and home. Melissa sees clients of all ages, including children as young as four years old.
Melissa looks forward to working with you or your child on achieving your mental health goals!