Melissa Moreno

Melissa Moreno

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Melissa Moreno, LCSW-R

Melissa Moreno, LCSW-R, a licensed clinical social worker practicing with over 15 years of experience providing behavioral health services to teenagers and young adults who have been adjudicated as juvenile delinquent. She is licensed to practice in the states of New York, Arizona, Maryland, Florida, and Colorado.

Melissa earned her master’s degree in Social Work from New York University and has spent the last 19 years training in various treatment techniques, such as DBT, Family System Theory, trauma informed care milieu models such as Sanctuary, CBT, Humanistic, Attachment Repair, and Narrative therapies. She uses holistic, eclectic and mindfulness-based psychotherapy approaches to help foster healing, self-discovery, and transformation. She is a highly skilled and trained expert in the field of trauma informed care and treatment with a focus on crisis management, skill building, managing symptoms and inner child complex trauma healing.

Melissa utilizes a variety of approaches in treating many issues, including, but not limited to:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Self-injurious behaviors
  • PTSD and complex trauma
  • Trauma and stress related disorder
  • Dissociative disorder
  • Bipolar
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Sexual abuse issues
  • Eating disorders

Melissa believes in treating everyone with dignity, sensitivity, and compassion. In her own words: “It takes courage to reach out for support and therapy which can be a very empowering and helpful process. I appreciate the opportunity to work with individuals through their journey of healing and self-discovery.”