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 Dr. Melissa Nard  



Educational Background:
  • Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University
  • M.S. in Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University
  • B.A. in Psychology and English, Washington and Jefferson College


  • Pennsylvania Licensed Psychologist, PS016452  

Professional Interests or Specialties:

  • College Counseling
  • Eating Disorders
  • Trauma
  • Relationship Issues
  • Training and Supervision
  • Outreach Programming
  • Advisor of Active Minds at Slippery Rock University

Theoretical Orientation or Counseling Style:

  • Eclectic 
  • Humanistic
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Professional Association Memberships:

  • American Psychological Association
  • American College Counseling Association, Membership Chair
  • PASSHE Women’s Consortium

Classes Taught

  • FYRST Seminar

What she enjoys most about working in the Counseling Center:

I love helping students grow in their understanding of themselves.  It is a privilege to work with students as they overcome difficult issues and make positive changes.