Shandy Melson (MS, NCC, LCPC, LCADC-S) is a licensed clinical professional counselor and a licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor supervisor. He is an adjunct instructor at University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Shandy is pursuing a Doctor of Behavioral Health degree, which will allow him to help transform the healthcare industry toward integrated healthcare. He contracts and consults with various agencies to treat clients with addiction, trauma-related disorders, and mood-disorders. In private practice, Shandy treats all ages. Shandy manages his own bipolar disorder with the help of his wife, Janice; two sons, Shadyn and Daniel; and daughter, Keira. Shandy enjoys hiking, playing video games, reading and binge-watching TV shows.