TMS Staff

Melissa Gallia, MSW, LSW

TMS Coordinator

Melissa is a Licensed Social Worker with her Master’s degree from Monmouth University. She has 15 years’ experience working in the behavioral health field. She is experienced in individual, family, and group psychotherapy specializing in CBT, DBT, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Employed as our TMS Coordinator she offers compassion and unconditional positive regard while assisting in navigating insurance issues, providing education on TMS, and facilitating a positive experience during treatment at TMS NeuroHealth NJ. She is a member of the Clinical TMS Society.

Michele C. LoPresti

TMS Technician

Michele is currently working towards licensure as a Mental Health Counselor at Monmouth University. She is pursuing specialties in psychodrama, art, and music therapy. Michele’s educational background includes degrees in Psychology and Criminal Justice. Her undergraduate research on intimate relationships has been published and presented at the American Psychological Association’s Annual Conference. She previously worked as a phone counselor for a Youth Crisis Helpline, and hopes to continue working with adolescents and children in the future.

Carissa Francis

TMS Technician

Carissa is currently enrolled in a Psy. D. program working towards her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at William Paterson University. She previously has worked with adults with traumatic brain injuries and adolescents on the Autism Spectrum. She offers over 4 years’ experience working in behavioral health. She is also a certified EMT in the State of New Jersey.