• Psychological and Psychiatric Evaluations
  • Individual Psychotherapy for Children, Adolescents, & Adults
  • Family Therapy Marital Therapy
  • Group Therapy for Children, Adolescents, & Adults
  • Children, Parenting Counseling Training
  • Psychiatric Medication Monitoring



Melissa Scherzer, Psy. D

  (license # 4865)
Dr. Melissa Scherzer is a Senior Associate at Short Hills Associates. She earned her Masters and Doctorate at Rutgers University. Dr. Scherzer works with children, adolescents, families,and couples experiencing a range of psychological issues. Dr. Scherzer utilizes a cognitive behavioral approach in therapy while building a relationship with her clients. She is a group leader for KIDSGROUPS.
Dr. Scherzer is also a certified school psychologist and can provide school consultation services, psychological testing, parenting, and functional behavior assessments.
Dr. Scherzer has expertise in the following areas:
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • OCD
  • Specific Phobias
  • ADHD
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Autism
  • Depression
  • Trichotillomania