Melissa Burton

Melissa is a Counselor and Licensed Master Social Worker who supports her clients through the many diverse issues related to aging. From caregiver stress to adjustment anxiety due to a new health diagnosis, Melissa is able to offer support and guidance with compassion and empathy. Her years of working with the elderly and their families have led her to the understanding that each person is unique, important, and deserving of respect and kindness.

Melissa is also a member of the NASW and is committed to upholding the highest standards and the professional code of ethics.

Outside of her important work, Melissa enjoys spending time with her husband Paul, and she also loves reading, being outside, and walking her dog.

+ Education

B.S. Mass Communication
Middle Tennessee State University

M.S. Social Work
University of Tennessee School of Social Work

+ Certifications

Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)

Certificate of Gerontology

Care Management Certified

+ Community Involvement

Member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

Member of the Mid-Cumberland Council of Health Care Social Workers

Treasurer at Mid-Cumberland Council on Health Care Social Workers