Marissa received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from University of Delaware where she developed a passion for helping youth cope with life’s challenges. She attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where she earned a Master’s in Counseling and Clinical Health Psychology. As a licensed professional counselor, Marissa provided therapy for youth and adults struggling with mental illness and addiction. She has conducted behavioral health assessments to students in Philadelphia schools and referred them to appropriate counseling services. Most recently, Marissa supervised a therapeutic after school program aimed to divert youth from entering the juvenile justice system.
Marissa Harris is based in Philadelphia. In-person speaking engagements beyond 90 miles may require a fee for travel expenses.