Melissa Flint, Psy.D., received both her masters and doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology from The Arizona School of Professional Psychology (Argosy University/ Phoenix). Dr. Flint serves as a tenured associate professor in the Behavioral Medicine Program at Midwestern University- Glendale Campus. Her primary area of interest is grief and loss, particularly working with families who have experienced the death of their child/children. Other specialty areas include trauma/ abuse and depression. She also has a special interest in Marfan Syndrome and related disorders with a focus on improving the quality of life following diagnosis. Dr. Flint currently serves as the chair of the Area Agency on Aging DOVE’S Program Board of Directors (serving older adults who are survivors of domestic abuse) as well the chair of the Advisory Board of Directors for the MISS Foundation (serving families who have experienced the death of a child). She also serves as a member of the Marfan Foundation’s Quality of Life Expert Panel.