Senior Staff

Melissa Gonska, Psy.D., Coordinator of Youth & Evaluation Services, Safety & Responsibility Program

Melissa Gonska, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist who earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Marywood University. Dr. Gonska has experience providing treatment and assessment for various client populations in a number of different settings, including counseling centers, inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, correctional centers, and community mental health facilities. Over the past five years, Dr. Gonska has provided treatment, student supervision, and assessment in the Safety and Responsibility Program at the Joseph J. Peters Institute as a licensed psychologist. In her role as Coordinator of Youth and Evaluation Services of the Safety and Responsibility Programs at Joseph J. Peters Institute, Dr. Gonska oversees all treatment services provided to youth in the outpatient program and oversees evaluation services in both the youth and adult outpatient programs. In addition to her role at JJPI, Dr. Gonska works as a psychotherapist for a private practice in the Philadelphia area.