Melissa Pierce is a clinical psychologist specializing in individual, child, adolescent, and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Carlsbad, CA.
With over ten years experience as an individual and family therapist, and as a graduate of the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University seeking a specialty in the treatment of sleep disorders, she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are child and adolescent therapy.
Dr. Pierce is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Alliant International University, San Diego, CA
Masters in Psychology, Alliant International University, San Diego, CA
Bachelors of Arts in Psychology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
Bachelors of Arts in Sociology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
PSY26118, Board of Pscyhology
Rady's Children's Hospital
Certificate in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Certificate in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I)
APA accredited internships
Child and Family Guidance Center, Northridge, CA
Professional Activities and Memberships
American Psychological Association
San Diego Pscyhological Association
Society of Behavioral Sleep Medicine