Marriage and Family Therapist
Melissa completed her Masters in Couple and Family Therapy at the University of Guelph in 2010 and is an associate member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT). She has experience in Child and Youth work and residential support work for adults with mental illness in Durham Region. In addition, Melissa has experience helping women struggling with addiction and their families through her work as family counselor at the Jean Tweed Centre. At present, Melissa is co- owner of New Roots Therapy for individuals, couples and families in Whitby, Ontario, and is co-creator of the film Narratives of Resistance, which has been presented at several conferences and agencies around the country.