Melissa is a Master’s/Sixth-Year student in the UConn School Psychology Program. Previously, she graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Human Development & Family Studies from UConn in 2016. She has worked in the past as a summer camp director and a substitute teacher, and has helped conduct research on student-driven curriculums. Currently, she is interested in mindfulness and mind-body health as well as in social and emotional learning curriculums for students. Upon completion of the School Psychology program, Melissa looks forward to being a practitioner supporting students with a whole-child perspective.