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Melissa Bronstein is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Massachusetts, where she works with college/graduate students and young professionals. Melissa specializes in supporting motivated young adults who want to improve their relationships, manage stress, and navigate life transitions. Many of her clients identify as high-achievers and are looking for ways to reduce anxiety and increase balance in their lives. Whether it is feelings of uncertainty about a future career path, struggles with self-esteem and perfectionism, or adjusting to a new medical diagnosis or chronic illness, Melissa partners with her clients to identify goals and create a path forward.
Melissa uses an individualized approach that helps her clients identify their strengths and create lasting change in their lives. Her approach to therapy is strengths-based, integrative and client-centered, meaning she tailors sessions to what her clients need most. She incorporates aspects of CBT, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, and Self-Compassion throughout her work, and partners with her clients to create a warm, engaging and collaborative space.
Melissa received her MSW from Columbia University School of Social Work, where she specialized in Advanced Clinical Practice. In addition to private practice, she has worked in a variety of clinical settings, ranging from trauma counseling and healthy relationship promotion in New York City public schools to coaching and community-based work with adolescents, caregivers, and young professionals.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, and anxiety.
Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others
Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman
Chronic illness - Receiving a diagnosis; adjusting to lifestyle and medication changes; coping with related changes in mood, emotions, and relationships; managing symptoms and stress
Perfectionism - Coping with feelings of anxiety, stress, self-criticism, and procrastination; addressing unrealistic expectations of one’s self and negatively comparing self to others
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Years of Experience: 9 years
Columbia University School of Social Work, MSW, Advanced Clinical Practice, 2014
Tulane University, BA, Gender and Sexuality Studies, 2011