Melissa Schroeder, Psy.D., BCBA is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She graduated from the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program at Long Island University Post campus and completed her doctoral internship at VA NY Harbor Healthcare System in Brooklyn. Dr. Schroeder holds certificates Trauma Art Narrative Therapy and American Red Cross Training in Disaster Mental Health Services. She has worked in a variety of mental health, school, and college settings including residential treatment facilities, inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, college campuses, and has provided in-home services.
Dr. Schroeder works from a holistic perspective, taking into account the individual and their current life stressors. She emphasizes a safe, nonjudgmental, and compassionate environment. She is an advocate for individuals diagnosed with mental illnesses, focusing on the person rather than the diagnosis.
Dr. Schroeder specializes in preschool-aged children, adolescents, and adults. Her areas of interest include emotional distress and trauma-related issues, treatment of law enforcement personnel, veterans, and their families, and self-care. She works from an integrated perspective to meet each individual’s needs and includes approaches such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and mindfulness. By working together, Dr. Schroeder strives to help her clients make meaning of their experiences and live a fulfilled life.
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