Melissa Bronstein, LICSW Title: Social Worker, Psychotherapist Education: Tulane University, Columbia University Expertise: Social Work Member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Experience Melissa Bronstein, LICSW, is a clinical social worker and psychotherapist with a virtual private practice specializing in supporting young adults who want to manage anxiety, improve their relationships, and navigate life transitions. Melissa's previous experience includes trauma counseling and healthy relationship promotion in New York City public schools and community-based work with adolescents, caregivers, and young professionals.Melissa is passionate about having a strengths-based, integrative, and client-centered approach. She incorporates cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness, motivational interviewing, and self-compassion into her work. As a social worker, access to equitable and effective mental health care is something that I care deeply about. Everyone has a unique history and story, and I consider it a privilege to be able to listen to and learn from my clients. Education Melissa received her bachelor’s degree from Tulane University and her Master's of Social Work from Columbia University. She also has a clinical anxiety treatment professional (CCATP) certification. About Health Health, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.