Melodie Simmons

Director of Clinical Services – MS, LPC, ACHE

Melodie is an accomplished leader who has worked in all levels of behavioral health care since 2008. She has experience working in the public and private sector of preventative and integrated programs. She has proven success in training clinicians, developing programs, quality assurance, and program evaluation. Melodie is a registered Licensed Supervisor on the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners Registry and holds an unrestricted independent license in professional counseling. Melodie studied advanced practice psychiatric nursing at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, received her Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Mississippi College in Clinton, Mississippi, and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Alaska in her hometown of Fairbanks. Melodie is a member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, Phoenix chapter and a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Melodie is married to a retired U.S. Army Ranger, they have 3 children, the youngest are fraternal twins.

Core Recovery is a Professionally Certified Mental Health Practice in North Phoenix.