Deputy Director, The Hackett Center for Mental Health
Marcy Melvin joined the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute in April 2018. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas with over 18 years of experience developing and implementing mental health programs, systems, and procedures in primary, secondary, and post-secondary educational settings. She is a child, adolescent, and family-trained clinician with over 25 years of experience in providing direct clinical and supervisory services to children, adolescents, parents, and young adults in various clinical settings, including residential, in-home, outpatient, private practice, primary, secondary, and post-secondary locations. For the Meadows Institute, Melvin has led the American Red Cross Texas CARES grant, assisted in leading a comprehensive environmental scan of the child welfare services in Harris County, assisted in the financial analysis of the Harris County Juvenile Probation Department MST program, and helped to develop a Mental Health Strategic Framework for Region 4 ESC. She has led the Meadow’s Institutes strategic framework that incorporates health equity into policy work, and she supports the implementation of these strategies across the organization. Melvin has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Xavier University of Louisiana and a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Fisk University.