Melissa Glynn-Hyman, LICSW - Co-Vice President
Melissa Glynn-Hyman is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with over 15 years of clinical experience providing counseling and therapeutic support to children, adolescents, adults and families. Melissa received her Master’s in Social Work degree from the Simmons College School of Social Work and further specialized training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for the treatment of anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, PTSD, and conduct disorders through Judge Baker’s Children Center and Harvard University.
Prior to graduate studies, Melissa worked in a residential care facility for adolescents and then in a protective services program for the elderly. For over 10 years she worked in outpatient mental health focusing on individual, family, and group therapy for children, adolescents, and adults. Melissa has provided community-, home-, and school-based interventions, as well as have served as a liaison within elementary schools. Currently, Melissa maintains a private practice in Brookline, MA.
Personal experiences with Lyme/PANS led to Melissa's initial exploration and understanding of the disease and how it effects both the person living with it and those around them. She joined the New England PANS/PANDAS Association in 2014 as its Co-Vice President to advocate, educate and help families gain access to resources and support. She is honored to now have the opportunity to combine her personal experiences and clinical expertise in Cognitive Behavioral Interventions to provide individual, family and group psychotherapy.