Director of Community Operations
Melissa has been providing support services to children and teens who have experienced the death of a loved one, for over a decade. She developed the largest children's bereavement program in San Diego and Southwest Riverside Counties. With focused interest in violent death (suicide and homicide), Melissa is a sought-after crisis intervention resource for school professionals. Her areas of expertise include childhood bereavement, bereaved students, YA Bereavement, suicide prevention/postvention, and traumatic loss. Melissa began as Grief Coach's Subscriber Support Manager, and now works with our affiliates and partners to grow the Grief Coach family.