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Melissa Coffin, PhD, CEDS-S
Dr. Melissa Coffin is a licensed psychologist in Connecticut, New York and Virginia and a certified eating disorder specialist supervisor (CEDS-S) with over 15 years of experience providing psychological services to adults and adolescents. She uses both evidenced-based treatment as well as genuine connection to provide the best possible treatment.
Dr. Coffin works with a variety of presenting concerns including women's issues, life transitions, depression, anxiety and trauma. In addition, she specializes in the treatment of anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, and compulsive over-exercise.
Dr. Coffin received her bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University and her masters and doctoral degrees in Counseling Psychology from the University of Southern California. She completed her pre and postdoctoral training at the University of California, Davis.
In addition to her private practice, she also worked in a leadership role for a national eating disorder program for 15 years.
Dr. Coffin has presented nationally at conferences on finding balance with food, exercise and social media as well as healing from trauma and eating disorders. She also enjoys training and supervising young professionals in the field of mental health and eating disorders.