LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER
Melissa Fulgieri is a licensed clinical social worker in New York State. She has a Bachelors of Science in Applied Psychology from New York University and a Masters in Clinical Social Work from The Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. Melissa has extensive experience working with individuals, couples and families who have been impacted by the child welfare, criminal and juvenile justice systems. Melissa is a clinical consultant at The New York Foundling as well as a senior advisor to both national and international agencies seeking to implement evidence-based therapeutic practices.
Melissa’s therapeutic style is supportive, relational and collaborative. Together with her clients, she creates a non-judgmental and dynamic environment that amplifies strengths and examines unhelpful patterns. Melissa believes in helping clients create and maintain a life of mindful balance through reducing thoughts and behaviors that perpetuate feelings of shame, guilt and anxiety and increasing activities that promote healthy minds and bodies.