Melanie Anderson has been in the field of social work for 14 years. Melanie has extensive experience working in community mental health and in outpatient mental health clinics. Melanie is passionate about helping her clients create and set healthy boundaries, She opened her private practice, Renew Reflections, LLC in 2022.
In the CMS environment, assessing and diagnosing mental health issues needs to take into the community, the culture of the patient, and socioeconomic factors. Understanding how these play an active role in the daily life of the patient helps the therapist understand nuances and also increase awareness about access (or lack of access) to treatment resources.