Melanie Hudson, PsyD
Melanie R. Hudson, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety and obsessive compulsive spectrum and mood disorders. She has received specialized training in the UCLA Anxiety Disorders clinic, UCLA OCD Intensive Outpatient Program and was recently certified by the IOCDF-Behavior Therapy Training Institute. Dr. Hudson received her doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in San Francisco and completed her clinical internship at the UCSF-San Francisco General Hospital. Later, she worked as primary therapist at Del Amo Hospital’s National Treatment Center specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy on the Eating Disorders and Trauma Recovery inpatient units. During this time she gained extensive experience in the treatment of traumatic stress disorders, complex dissociative disorders, anxiety disorders and eating disorders. Next, she became Assistant Clinical Director of Laurel Hill Inn Eating Disorders Treatment Program in Massachusetts, a JCAHO accredited program. Dr. Hudson incorporates CBT, exposure-based treatment and a family systems approach into her work with adolescents and adults.