Psychologist, Ph.D., CEDS-S
Dr. Melissa McLain Coffin is a licensed psychologist in Connecticut and New York and a certified eating disorder specialist (CEDS) with over a decade of experience providing psychological services to adults and adolescents. She uses both evidenced-based treatment as well as genuine connection to provide the best possible treatment.
Dr. Coffin works with a variety of presenting concerns including women's issues, life transitions, depression, anxiety and trauma. In addition, she specializes in the treatment of anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder, and compulsive over-exercise.
Dr. Coffin received her bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University and her masters and doctoral degrees in Counseling Psychology from the University of Southern California. She completed her pre and postdoctoral training at the University of California, Davis.
Since 2008, she worked at Oliver-Pyatt Centers in residential eating disorder treatment as a Clinical Director. Eventually Dr. Coffin moved into the role of Senior Director of East Coast Clinical Programming for the national eating disorder programs of Monte Nido & Affiliates.
Dr. Coffin presents nationally at conferences on finding balance in individual’s relationships with food, exercise, social media and other people. She also enjoys training and supervising young professionals in the field of mental health and eating disorders.