Shreveport, LA - Melissa Vallia is a graduate of Louisiana State University in Shreveport with a Bachelors of Science in Psychology. She then went on to receive her Master of Science in Counseling in 2018, also from Louisiana State University in Shreveport.  Melissa is registered with the Louisiana Professional Counselor’s Board of Examiners as a Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor.  She has experience working with co-occurring disorders such as addiction, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and personality disorders.  She completed a yearlong internship with the Juvenile Justice System where she gained experience in both group and individual counseling. Melissa is a veteran of the United States Air Force, and in her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.