Professionals

Melissa Oleshansky, PhD, LP, RYT

Melissa Oleshansky, Ph.D., LP, RYT  is a fully licensed clinical health psychologist, registered and certified Hatha yoga teacher, Yoga Medics therapist and board member, and a personal and professional life coach.  Dr. Oleshansky (“Dr.O”) has studied the philosophy and theory of cognitive behavioral therapy, stress management, mindfulness, and health promotion since 1992 in California and Michigan.  She has earned a doctoral degree in clinical health psychology, and two master’s degrees, one in clinical psychology and one in school and community psychology. 

In the capacities of psychology and yoga, Dr. O works with a diverse group of individuals, couples, and families.  Dr. O helps guide and motivate children, adolescents, and adults with depression, anxiety, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Bipolar disorder, Eating disorders, Borderline Personality Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Acute Stress and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, substance abuse issues, chronic pain, marriage and relationship discord, transitional life stress, behavioral and anger management problems, and issues with low self esteem and low self confidence.  Dr. Oleshansky works collaboratively with her patients and combines mindful healthy coping strategies with clinical cognitive behavioral strategies to help each person live the life he or she desires and deserves.


Areas of Specialty

Adult Weight Management Program
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Treatment
Binge Eating Disorder Program
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation & Second Opinions
Dementia / Cognitive Evaluations
Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease) Treatment Program
Grief/Loss/Coping with Illness Issues
Individual Therapy
Marital & Conjoint Therapy
Mind/Body-Focused Therapy
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Parenting Techniques
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment
Program for Sexual Health
School Advocacy
Social Phobia
Telepsychiatry
Women's Mental Health and Wellness