Melissa came to Monte Nido Manhattan with extensive clinical experience and training in group and individual treatment for eating disorders. She received her Masters degree from Kent State University. Her willingness to think outside of the box and provide creative, individualized strategies for change is a key aspect of her effectiveness. She has worked in other intensive treatment programs for clients with eating disorders and has extensive experience in DBT. Melissa’s enthusiasm and sense of humor model the importance of these aspects of health and balanced living.