Sir Melancon, M.D.
Dr. Melancon is a board certified adult psychiatrist who has a special expertise in treating race and gender-based trauma, PTSD, depression, anxiety/OCD, and ADHD. As a former college athlete, he also has a unique approach when it comes to sports psychology and caring for college and professional athletes.
Dr. Melancon earned his bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College and his medical degree from Vanderbilt University. He trained at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute Psychiatry Residency Program and has cared for thousands of patients throughout California. During his training, he developed an expertise in trauma by working with veterans and county jail populations, and he has specialty in OCD and anxiety through staffing intensive treatment programs at UCLA. In order to bring balance and humanism to his work as a physician managing medications, he spent years training in psychodynamic talk therapy and other forms of behavioral therapy. Dr. Melancon served as Chief Resident of Women’s Mental Health at the Greater Los Angeles Veterans Hospital, developing expertise in trauma and reproductive psychiatry.
With a personal background in healing arts such as meditation and mindfulness, Dr. Melancon brings a sense of grounded warmth and calm to his practice. His focus is to allow his patients to take the lead in their treatment, and to have a focus on wellness and inner growth.
- TRAUMA / PTSD
- OCD / ANXIETY
- REPRODUCTIVE MENTAL HEALTH
- SPECIAL POPULATIONS: