Melissa is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified - specializing in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing at Quinnipiac University and is a graduate of Sage Colleges with a Master of Science degree, certified as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Melissa was previously a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with Center for Children and Families and most recently was the psychiatric specialist for Glens Falls Pediatrics. She continues to have a collaborative relationship with Glens Falls Pediatrics at this time.
Melissa enjoys working with children, making them an active participant in their plan of care. She also loves working with families, giving them the tools they need to be successful in maintaining and supporting the mental health of their child.
Melissa started Well Child with the hope of providing specialized, comprehensive pediatric mental health services for the Warren, Washington, Saratoga County area. She is passionate about not only treating and supporting children/ families, but educating the community about pediatric mental health, focusing on what can be done to support our children in times of need.
Melissa is active in the community, supporting various entities that support children. She is currently a board member on the Lake George Central School District School Board and is also a board member for Saint Mary's Saint Alphonsus Regional Catholic School in Glens Falls. Furthermore, Melissa is also a member of Warren County Interagency Collaboration Committee, which works to coordinate pediatric services within Warren County.
Melissa and her husband, Michael, have three children Dylan, Prysilla, and Michael. She enjoys traveling with family and resides in Glens Falls, NY.