Mellisa received her Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Saskatchewan before completing her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at Northern Arizona University. She completed clinical practicum placements and internships in a variety of settings including hospitals, nursing homes, schools, and outpatient clinics. Upon completing her internship at Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside, CA, Mellisa worked for a private practice where she specialized in cochlear implant rehabilitation, fluency disorders, and voice disorders.
In 2007 Mellisa began working for San Diego Unified School District in addition to maintaining a private practice. She continues to work with adolescents in the public school system as well as see clients of all ages at her office.
Mellisa completes ongoing continuing education training to maintain awareness of current best practices and effective therapy techniques. She has completed additional training in Auditory-Verbal Therapy, Myofunctional Disorders (tongue thrust), and Fluency Disorders, to name a few. She is also the San Diego area provider for the SpeechEasy Fluency and Parkinson's Disease (SpeechEasy PD) device.
7710 Balboa Ave., STE 227E
San Diego, CA 92111
\\ Tel: 858-232-5842
"I've had great experiences in her office. One thing I really liked is that she is very experienced with stuttering. I felt very comfortable, she was quickly able to assess my needs. She worked with me to achieve my goals. Today, I am more fluent."
Mellisa Essenburg, M.S., CCC-SLP