Mental Health Expert, Trauma Resources Consultant Melissa began her career in social services in 1978 working with incarcerated youth in residential and wilderness settings. She has worked many different venues in social services from Hartford Ct. to Seattle, with diverse populations and age groups. Melissa received her graduate degree in Counseling Psychology from Antioch New England Graduate School in 1986, and has been in Private Practice since 1990 in Sun Valley , Idaho. Melissa specializes in trauma resolution with families, children and adults, and is the founder and Director of The Sexual Abuse Family Recovery Program and Shared Parenting Seminars in the Wood River Valley. Melissa is also an Intern Supervisor for the State of Idaho, a Teaching Assistant for Somatic Experiencing and a TRI Consultant and Facilitator. Melissa is a Somatic Experiencing (SE) Practitioner, and holds advanced certifications in EMDR and family therapy. She is able to provide SE Introductions and is an approved SE personal session provider at the beginning and intermediate levels. She is certified in Touch Trauma therapy with Kathy Kain. Melissa is an avid outdoors woman and world traveler.