Melissa is a true example that recovery is possible. Prior to her own recovery, she had a limited belief of sobriety, she equated it with stopping and quitting. She thought she was broken and defeated, but has learned through her own journey, recovery is just the beginning. Since April of 2006, when her unexpected adventure began, Melissa has never lost her passion for helping others. She believes it’s her undeniable duty to help women receive the same gift and live a life in recovery too. Melissa obtained her BA in Psychology from Limestone College, South Carolina’s oldest all women’s college and is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor, LAADC. Prior to the founding of Casa Capri Recovery, she has years of experience as Case Manager, Director of Programs, National Business Development Representative and Admissions Counselor. Founded In 2011 Casa Capri Recovery has become nationally recognized as leaders in women’s addiction treatment specializing in women’s core issues. Knowing recovery is more than just abstinence from drugs and alcohol, it’s a lifestyle, Melissa has created a beautiful space and a specialized team of leading experts in the field of addiction. The passionate and dedicated clinical team experts in trauma, DBT, art therapy, EMDR, mindfulness, nutrition, to name a few, with credentials ranging from D.O., PsyD, LMFT, R.D., CADC, LAADC and RADT. At Casa Capri Recovery, Melissa and her impressive clinical team have built a thriving recovering community for women helping them to uncover and discover who they are meant to be- and begin building a healthy and manageable life around it. Melissa lives in Newport Beach, California with her adoring husband and their three incredible daughters.