Marissa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 19 years of experience in the field of counseling. She received her Master of Social Work degree from Adelphi University in 2010.

She currently serves as a facilitator and coordinator for Hockanum Valley Community Council’s EXPLORE and Family Violence Education Program (FVEP). This program is classroom based, and provides education and specialized interventions for male and female adults who have been engaged in recent family violence.

Marissa has an extensive background serving in clinical supervisory roles at outpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment agencies for the past nine years, and served as Assistant Director at HVCC for two years.