Melanie Brown Kroon, MFT, has worked in the field of psychotherapy since 1997. She has a private practice in Encino, CA, specializing in adolescent and adult psychotherapy - with a special interest in the creative, gifted and talented. She trained at Cedar Sinai's Early Childhood Center, Outreach Concern and the San Fernando Valley Counseling Center.
Melanie is a graduate of Antioch University, with an MA in Clinical Psychology. Additional training includes a certificate in psychoanalytic psychotherapy from the Los Angeles Institute and Society for Psychoanalytic Studies (LAISPS); and a certificate of study in counseling gifted children, adolescents and adults through SENG. Her article on Betrayal has appeared in The Therapist Magazine of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, and she also writes for MSN Health and Fitness.
As a former actor and published poet, she has a great facility for working with clients in the entertainment industry or other creative fields. Melanie has written and lectured on parenting, healing from betrayal, and the emotional needs of gifted adults. She can be reached at (818) 623-7023.