Dr. Melissa Stolsig (PSB 94020279) is a graduate of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Stolsig's research interest lies in the integration of movement and process based interventions to address problems such as chronic stress, psychological sequelae related to chronic medical disorders/declining health, substance abuse, depression, anxiety, and PTSD.
Dr. Stolsig has gained training experience as a Pre-Doctoral Trainee/Intern working with varied populations with substance abuse problems including LGBT, women with children in foster care, adolescents in foster care, and geriatric populations. She has also worked with individuals with mood disturbances, anxiety problems, and co-occurring substance use problems. Dr. Stolsig has worked in varying settings, including a community mental health/private practice model, a Narcotic Treatment Program Facility, County Run Dually licensed Drug/Alcohol and Mental Health programs, and a DMH contracted non-profit organization providing services to clients in the field.
Dr. Stolsig is also trained in Evidence Based Treatments, including BRC and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She conceptualizes client problems using a dynamic, process oriented Existential-Humanistic approach, utilizing cognitive-behavioral and other evidence-based interventions as appropriate for each individual client. Dr. Stolsig is currently working as a therapist at EBWS and a psychological assistant at EB Psychotherapy, collecting post-doctoral hours towards licensure, under the supervision of Dr. Bagourdi.