“Words like visionary, medicine woman and healer of healers comes to mind when thinking of Dr. Melissa. She…shares with the world what it really means to clear the vessel of dis-ease and trauma in the body and psyche so that we can all truly step into our vibrant radiance.”

–Debora Seidman, writer

Visionary, Medicine Woman and Healer of Healers

“Dr. Melissa Sophia Joy is a highly talented healer. Her power lies in an approach that truly looks at the ‘whole’ person. She skillfully weaves her knowledge of the body with her understanding of the spirit, how they are interconnected, and how they can shift and heal together… read more

Looking at the Whole Person From Mandy Snyder

“With her unwavering dedication to my healing, I was able to make it through, even while dealing with a prognosis of my imminent death from my gastroenterologist and oncologist. She worked carefully with my Kaiser doctors to bring me to a state of harmonious health…” read more

Dr. Melissa Saved My Life From Kevin Nave

“What I love most about working with Dr. Melissa Sophia Joy is (that) I feel safe, seen and heard. (I’ve) been working with her for a few years…and have had incredible shifts with my health and a deepening connection with my mind, body, and spirit/soul. I can trust her with my deepest wounds and be held in sacred space (to) work through all the layers of unraveling and healing from the core…” read more

I Feel Safe, Seen and Heard with Melissa Sophia Joy From Megan McKennee

“I have worked with dozens of spiritual masters and healers over the last 25 years and have had the most profound healings and experiences with Melissa Sophia Joy, ND…” read more

Profound Healings and Experiences with Melissa Sophia Joy From Tiffany Bass-Bukow

“What is so amazing about Melissa, is how completely she embodies the word ‘holistic.’ She partners with her patients on their healing journeys, skillfully weaving colorful threads from so many different healing modalities, it is utterly amazing…” read more

Putting Your Health and Healing First From Margo Austin

“I have found Melissa to be a loving, supportive presence and a gifted healer. Under her care, I have transitioned off of ten of the prescription medicines I was taking, and for the first time since my diagnosis of fibromyalgia eight years ago I awaken each day with a sense of hope…” read more

A Loving, Supportive Healer From Maya P.

“My health issues (adrenal dysfunction, tiredness and cancer) have improved, and I am feeling strong and more clear about my life path…” read more

Being Totally Present From EC, PhD Clinical Psychology

“Through Dr. Melissa’s incredible combination of powerful intuition, naturopathic clinical medical advice and insightful, incisive mind-body therapies I was able to reverse a potentially dangerous condition…” read more

Reversing a Potentially Dangerous Condition From Laura Watson, MA, MIM, PhD

“Enter Dr. Melissa, a breath of fresh air. I’ve learned from working with her that illness is not a battle against ourselves, but an opportunity to realign ourselves with wholeness and our higher purpose in life.” read more

Illness is Not a Battle Against Ourselves From Rachel

“I encourage you to work with Dr. Melissa, whether you are only experiencing slight unease in your body, or are more severely unwell, her knowledge and compassion will help move you into a more balanced and healthy place…” read more

Move Into a More Balanced and Healthy Place From Aralia Rose

“Dr. Melissa not only helped me to treat my complex symptoms, but she was able to give me empowering insight into their root causes. Dr. Melissa was the first doctor I’d seen who truly understood how sensitive I was, and based on that she was able to create a healing protocol that supported holistic healing without over stressing or exacerbating my conditions…” read more

Understanding Sensitive Patients From Kathleen

“I am now in the process of rebuilding the life and body THAT I CHOOSE. Melissa’s commitment to this work is shown through her ability to listen deeply, reflect purely, and hold space for profound transformation. She has been a blessing on this path…” read more

Holding Space for Profound Transformation From Chloe Marie

“With great compassion, she worked with me to help me find my personal truth in navigating my compulsive overeating and mitigating the ensuing health complications. I also appreciate Dr. Melissa’s intuitive powers; her insight nearly always resonated with my inner wisdom…Dr. Melissa is a healing force of nature… and I recommend her care with all my heart!…” read more

A Modern-Day Medicine Woman, From Kai Harris Panym

“After each session, I feel more whole and ready to do the work I need to do to feel better every day. Melissa is a real woman, a mother, a teacher, a healer and a spiritual teacher. We are all blessed to have the opportunity to work with her, and wise to choose her….” read more

A Truly Holistic Naturopathic Doctor From Jennifer Messina

“I came to Melissa feeling sick from toxic mold which greatly affecting me physically and mentally. After our work together, I started feeling better physically, and my energy increased from the amazing herbs she prescribed…” read more

Help with Toxic Mold and Depression From H. George

“Dr. Melissa’s extensive knowledge of herbalism, nutrition and homeopathy as well as her expertise in intuition enabled her to address my health problems in a comprehensive way. Her intelligence and compassionate care led to excellent treatment strategies that resolved not only my pain and symptoms but also reached the source of the problem…” read more

Comprehensive and Compassionate Care From Gina Thomas

“Our work together has been profoundly helpful for me.  My eating has shifted dramatically, naturally and slowly…I am ‘normalizing’ my body to a healthy weight without dieting but by being conscious and listening to my body…” read more

Intuitive Eating Success From Tina Green

“I am so grateful for my work with Dr. Melissa over the last several months. My health and vitality has shifted in so many positive ways by learning to take time for my own health during these difficult times. I highly recommend all of my clients, family and friends to work with Melissa.” read more

Health and Vitality From Marina James-Galvin