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Melanie A McNally Psy.D.


Melanie McNally, Psy.D., clinical psychologist, brain coach, speaker, and author of two books, The Emotionally Intelligent Teen: Skills to Help You Deal with What You Feel, Build Stronger Relationships, and Boost Self-Confidence and Helping Your Unmotivated Teen: A Parent’s Guide to Unlock Your Child’s Potential.

Dr. Melanie has emerged as a leading voice in clinical psychology and teen mental health. With a deep commitment to guiding Gen Zers toward their most authentic selves, she offers insights and strategies tailored to the unique challenges faced by today's youth. Recognized nationally for her expertise, Dr. Melanie has been invited to the White House to discuss the paramount importance of teen mental health. She's appeared in The Huffington Post, Parents Magazine, Business Insider, Fast Company, and more.

Dr. Melanie's journey in the mental health field began in 2005, with her focus intensifying towards the well-being of adolescents in 2013. Her unique brain coaching program combines her vast experience as a clinical psychologist, her in-depth knowledge of counseling and psychology, and her hands-on work with hundreds of tweens, teens and young adults.

Dr. Melanie's personal story, marked by challenges from a young age, adds a layer of authenticity to her professional approach. Her narrative is relatable and inspiring, from her battles with anxiety to her transformation into a confident psychologist. She firmly believes in the transformative power of personal experiences and leverages her journey to motivate and empower her clients. Dr. Melanie's mission is unwavering: to ensure every teen and young adult not only becomes the best version of themselves but a version they're genuinely proud of. For more insights and methodologies and to embark on a transformative journey, please visit www.destination

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