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Melissa Barnes

Melissa has spent over twenty years working with children and families in a variety of settings from play therapy, groups and school settings.  She delights in helping children, teens and families grow into healthier places. She also enjoys digging into the root causes of health issues, she is inspired by years of experience with functional medicine.  She is eager to engage in diagnosis and therapeutic support for making changes.  Melissa combines these passions with individual and group therapy sessions and specialized breath work. 

“Breathwork refers to any breathing exercise or technique. People often perform them to improve mental, physical, and spiritual well-being. During breathwork, you intentionally change your breathing pattern. Many forms of breathwork therapy involve breathing in a conscious and systematic way.”

Melissa is certified in Neurofeedback training and the Brain Paint Neurofeedback system. She has been working in Neurohealing for several years and delights in the process and guiding client through the healing journey.

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Melissa also has special interests in helping children and families struggling with the impact of Lyme disease and Strep infections, sometimes resulting in PANS or PANDAS.  These symptoms require specific diagnostics and have treatment options based on a variety of issues.  Having experienced Lyme disease herself, she understands the challenges that this diagnosis presents to individuals and families.  She is able to help find the root causes with your family and the needed resources.  

Melissa is specializes in integrating these therapies to help care for clients as a whole person, providing lasting change and wellness.


I look forward to helping you heal


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