Melanie is a registered social worker who holds an Honours Bachelor of Social Work and a Master of Social Work and brings a wealth of experience from her 13 years of working with non-profit organizations. She works as a psychotherapist with her small private practice and as a researcher interested in mental health and addictions. Melanie first became involved with ICL by taking a Building Skills for Change workshop in April 2019. With her passion for community engagement and commitment to striving for social justice, Melanie found a home working with ICL. She strives to meaningfully engage with ICL Alumni and facilitate continued relevant participation in ICL activities.