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Melissa DeCapua

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Melissa DeCapua
American Addiction Centers (AAC)

American Addiction Centers (AAC) is the leading provider for addiction treatment across the U.S. specializing in evidence-based treatment and mental health care.

At AAC, we aim to treat the whole person, which includes those with co-occurring mental health disorders, physical illnesses, or social issues related to addiction treatment.

About

Melissa DeCapua is a psychiatric nurse practitioner. Her clinical expertise includes child and adolescent psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine, and psychopharmacology.

Melissa currently works as a healthcare advisor at a virtual care startup called PointNurse and as a design researcher in the technology industry. In both these roles, she guides product development by combining her clinical expertise and creative thinking.

She is a strong advocate for nurse practitioners, and fiercely believes that they should play a pivotal role in shaping modern healthcare.

Credentials

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Board Certification in Psychiatry
American Addiction Centers (AAC)

American Addiction Centers (AAC) is the leading provider for addiction treatment across the U.S. specializing in evidence-based treatment and mental health care.

At AAC, we aim to treat the whole person, which includes those with co-occurring mental health disorders, physical illnesses, or social issues related to addiction treatment.