Missy Herendeen
Adoption-Competent Child, Family, and Adolescent Therapist
mherendeen [at] barkerfoundation.org

“Missy” (Melissa Herendeen), is Barker's Adoption-Competent Child, Family, and Adolescent Therapist. She is passionate about walking with individuals as they work to gain insights and find their voice in their personal narrative, using storytelling, meditation, and the mind-body connection.  Missy’s focus at Barker is working with children, adolescents, and families. Her previous work has equipped her with skills to work with clients and their families as they process and heal from trauma, work through grief and shame, and gain tools they can utilize in their ongoing journey to create a safe environment to explore complex emotions and thoughts.