Hello! I'm Dr. Melissa Geraghty, Psy.D.,

Clinical Health Psychologist and CEO of Phoenix Rising with Dr. G.

Phoenix Rising with Dr. G’s mission is to empower you to rise from the ashes through engaging educational programs so you can live a more deeply valued life. 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 with well over a decade of experience fostering the mental health, self-management, and perseverance of patients and their families.

Dr. Geraghty practices across clinical areas inclusive of:
-Chronic Pain, Chronic Illness, Complex Medical, and Physical Disabilities
-Eating Disorders and Body Image
-Anxiety Disorders
-Depression
-Self-Injury
-Bereavement

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 also an Inaugural Board Member for The Coalition for Headache and Migraine Patients (CHAMP), a past Board Member (2018-2021) for The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD), and an Ambassador for the U.S. Pain Foundation. She has received recognition for her clinical excellence and patient advocacy as an international conference presenter and inspires others with her resilience and grit as a chronic pain and rare disease patient.

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).

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

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.

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Oct 27, 2021

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