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Melissa Harris, LCSW-BACS

Melissa Harris is a licensed clinical social worker and board-approved clinical supervisor. She received her MSW from Tulane in 2010 and her BA from UNO in 2006. She completed her clinical internship at Family Service of GNO where she provided individual and group therapy. Since then, she worked in sexual assault advocacy, did outreach after the BP oil spill, and worked in community mental health. She joined CrescentCare in 2014 as a behavioral health therapist. Her treatments are grounded in Acceptance and Commitment therapy, which incorporates mindfulness and behavior change. She also uses EMDR, Compassion-focused Therapy, and CBT. Melissa works collaboratively with clients to help them overcome obstacles and build more meaningful lives.