About Ingrid

My couples training and certification are from the Gottman Relationship Institute in Seattle that integrates leading-edge research on relationships into practical, down-to-earth counseling for couples. I completed Drs. Edward Hallowell and John Ratey’s course in “ADD in 2005” and Dr. Daniel Amen’s “Breaking Free” program in anxiety and depression. I also have extensive experience in stepfamily transitions and in my personal life I am a stepparent.

With honors, I received a Master’s in Education and Human Development from The George Washington University and a Bachelor’s in Nonviolent Conflict and Change from Syracuse University. I began my work in problem solving and perpetual conflict management in 1991 and clinical work in 1999.

  Ingrid Melenbacker -
                        National Board Certified Counselor

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Syracuse University

Syracuse University