Melissa by the numbers:
1 the number of islands she has been stranded on (technically it was a small plot of land in the middle of a river and she was only stranded for an hour)
50 number of states she can recite in alphabetical order
92,960,000 the number of miles between earth and her favorite star: the sun
Dr. Ramsey earned her doctorate degree in clinical psychology at Pacific University in 2011. She completed her postdoc at Portland DBT Institute in 2014 and was a full-time member of the Teen and Family team where she provided individual and group therapy to teens and adults. She later became a manager and supervisor before leaving the institute briefly to start a private practice. She has returned on a part time basis and is currently a member of the Eating Disorders team. She provides clinical support for the Intensive Outpatient program and conducts intake assessments for standard DBT and the Enhanced Skills Training program. Dr. Ramsey enjoys working with a wide range of individuals and specializes in the treatment of anxiety related disorders, depressed mood, posttraumatic stress disorder, self-harm and suicidal behaviors.