Dr. Melman is a psychiatrist in Seattle specializing in brain stimulation therapies for treatment-resistant depression. He received his MD degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, had 2 years of internal medicine residency at Virginia Mason Hospital and then completed his psychiatry residency and chief residency at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute.
Dr. Bess graduated with a B.A. in Chemistry from Swarthmore College. He attended the University of Michigan for medical school and psychiatry residency where he served as Inpatient Services Chief Resident. Dr. Bess subsequently joined the faculty of the University of Michigan, Department of Psychiatry where he served as Medical Director of the Adult Inpatient Unit and Attending Physician on the Consultation-Liaison Service and the ECT Team. Dr. Bess has authored several papers and is co-author of the Manual of Inpatient Psychiatry.
Dr. Allen graduated with a B.A. in Psychology with honors from Stanford University. She attended Oregon Health and Science University for medical school where she also earned a Masters of Public Health in biostatistics and epidemiology. She completed psychiatry residency at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program, a joint program between Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Massachusetts Mental Health Center.
Leigh Brown received her B.S. in psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She completed medical school at Des Moines University in Iowa. Subsequently, she completed her intern year in Internal Medicine at Saint Louis University, followed by a psychiatry residency at Washington University in St. Louis, Barnes Jewish Hospital.
Dr. Adams is a native of the Pacific Northwest and attended medical school at the University of Washington. After his psychiatry residency, he completed a Neuropsychiatry fellowship at Stanford University, followed by a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Seattle Children’s Hospital.
Brooks joined SeattleNTC in January 2016. He graduated from Northwest University with his BA in Psychology. He is currently pursuing his Masters in Counseling at the Seattle School of Theology and Psychology. Brooks likes to spend the rest of his time exploring the Northwest with his wife and golden retriever, cycling long-distance, and writing poetry.
Shea joined SeattleNTC in February 2019. She graduated from Central Washington University with a BA in Biology with a minor in Chemistry, emphasizing in Pre-Veterinary Medicine. Shea is passionate about mental and physical health for humans and animals and previously worked as a Veterinary Assistant.
Nick joined SeattleNTC in April 2019. He graduated with a BS in Psychology from the University of Central Florida in Orlando, then moved to Seattle seeking exciting research opportunities. He has plans to attend graduate school for Cognitive/Behavioral Neuroscience after spending some time gaining experience in the field.