Melissa Bratlie has been counseling for four years but has been in the mental health field for seven years. She has worked and interned at a variety of settings in order to best understand each level of care in order to best help those in need. Melissa achieved her Master's degree in Profession Clinical Counseloing at La Salle University. Her passion is to help those struggling with symptoms of mental health not only to better understand their disorder, but how to manage it on a day to day basis. Part of managing symptoms is self-care of which she practices Tai Chi, meditation, hiking, and canoeing.
Mental health problems don’t define who you are. They are something you experience. You walk in the rain and you feel the rain, but, importantly, YOU ARE NOT THE RAIN. — Matt Haig