Mellissa is a trauma informed counselor working in an acute treatment setting. She is responsible for facilitating a treatment track specific to the needs of those in the LGBTQI community. She has been working primarily with gay men healing from substance use fused with sex, aka: ChemSex addiction.
Mellissa utilizes an experiential based, sex positive, gay affirmative approach to recovery from ChemSex. For over 5 years, Melissa has sought to bring experience, expertise, compassion, and clarity to the counseling process in order to maximize outcomes and provide genuine healing and wholeness to the individuals she counsels.