About Dr. G
Hello! I'm Dr. Melissa Geraghty, Psy.D., Clinical Health Psychologist and CEO of Phoenix Rising with Dr. G. Framed Pictured of Dr. Melissa Geraghty standing up with legs crossed. Grass in background. Wearing black business dress with leopard heels.
Our Mission is to empower you to rise from the ashes through engaging educational programs, speaking engagements, and mental health support. You do not have to walk this path alone. Together we are Phoenix Fierce.
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Clinical Background

Dr. Melissa Geraghty, Psy.D. is a Licensed Clinical Health Psychologist and Dr. Geraghty has received recognition for her clinical excellence and patient advocacy as a Keynote and International Speaker. She inspires others with her resilience and grit as a chronic pain and rare disease patient.

well over a decade of experience fostering the mental health, self-management, and perseverance of patients and their families She practices across clinical areas inclusive of:

Dr. Geraghty brings a diverse background, with experience working as a clinician in Outpatient, Inpatient, PHP, IOP, Residential, and Hospital Settings. In her work she has developed a solid reputation as a compassionate, humorous, and unconditionally accepting advocate of her patients.

Dr. Geraghty is a past Inaugural Board Member for The Coalition for Headache and Migraine Patients (CHAMP) (2020-2023) and is a past Board Member for The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) (2018-2021). She is an Ambassador for the U.S. Pain Foundation and a Mental Health Advisor for CHAMP and Awareness for POTSies.

Dr. Geraghty was diagnosed with COVID-19 in early March 2020 and is experiencing Long-Haul COVID. She is able to provide support to individuals impacted by COVID-19 due to her years of personal and clinical experience with complex medical conditions, including Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS).

Dr. Geraghty has been featured or quoted in: newsweek, painweek, anad, champ, kevinMD, invisible project, US pain foundation, Retreat Migraine, association of migraine disorders, inspire, AAPM, Alliance for headache disorders advocac, edward-elmhurst health, wellness house, iPain, PainEDU, Current Pain & Headache Reports, Pain News Network, InStyle, Montana Pain Conference, Midwest Pain Society
Thank you
A huge thanks to my husband, Eric Geraghty, for digitizing my large and small logo. Your love and support is never-ending and you are so appreciated. xoxo Picture: Picture of Dr. Geraghty and her husband Eric in front of a Christmas Tree in dress clothes.
A heartfelt thanks to my dear friend and physical therapist, Sudhakar Rajamoney, for shooting the professional pictures you see on this website.
The Geraghty Pack of Little Loves. Pictured: Leonidias the pug (RIP), Trixie the pomeranian (RIP), the Twins-- PixieDust and Cinnamon (pomeranians), Sir Squeaks a Lot the Cockatiel, and Queen Cirilla of Puggington
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