Melissa McCool, LCSW, is a clinical social worker and the founder of STI Innovations. She created Symptom Targeted Intervention (STI) in 2010 to help her depressed patients who wouldn’t seek treatment in outpatient psychiatry.
In the last six years, Melissa has taught STI to thousands of health care providers with in-person trainings, articles, books, videos and the online training platform, mindstile.com.
She holds degrees from UCSD and Columbia University and lives in Encinitas, California with her family.
Her goal in life is to help people who suffer silently from emotional distress.