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Breslin, Melissa, MA, MSW, LCSW, ACT

Melissa  Breslin
BA:

Psychology, Rutgers University Douglass College, New Brunswick, NJ

MSW:

Social Work, Kean University, Union, NJ

MA:

Special Education, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ

Advanced Training:

Certificate Program in Clinical Practice with Adolescents, NYU School of Social Work, New York, NY ; Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research, Philadelphia, PA

Certification:

Teacher of the Handicapped

Board Certification:

Academy of Cognitive Therapy

Languages:

English

I am not accepting new patients.

Personal Notes:

Melissa Breslin, MA, MSW, LCSW, ACT, has expertise in individual and family therapy for children, adolescents, and adults. She focuses on behavioral problems, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, adjustment disorder, anger management, stress management, family conflicts, and grief.

Mrs. Breslin has been a special education teacher and behavior specialist for the Developmental Learning Center in New Providence, New Jersey. She also ran the child and Family Counseling Services at Union County Psychiatric Clinic Behavioral Healthcare in Plainfield, New Jersey. To her credit, Mrs. Breslin is a recipient of the Governor's Teacher of the Year Award. She is a member of the Academy of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy.

A therapist with a natural gift for mentoring, Mrs. Breslin believes that "...it is important to empathize with clients at all times." She notes that her practice philosophy is based on "...helping patients overcome obstacles so that they can achieve their personal goals."

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