Melissa Belles is originally from Michigan and is now living in Missouri. She bridges the gap to mental health and addiction services by providing telemedicine resources to CenterPointe since August of 2021. She has over 30 years of psychiatric and addiction medicine experience that crosses the life span. She attended St. Louis University and completed her Adult Nurse Practitioner board certification in 2012. She provided both primary care and mental health services to the individuals in her area. Returning to her passion of holistic mental health and addiction services, she completed her post master’s certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, board certified, through the University of New Hampshire in 2019. In her free time, Melissa enjoys spending time with her four children and her two dogs.