Mary Melton is Executive Director of The Ohio Intervention Center and Integrated Court Services. She holds a PhD in Psychology, a MS is Counseling, a MBA and a Bachelors degree in History, English and Psychology.
She is a Nationally Certified Forensic Psychopathologist and an Internationally Certified Clinical Services Supervisor. She holds professional Licensure and Certification in a number of disciplines and has been active in the fields of Alcohol of Drug Treatment, Mental Health, Forensics, Education and Hospital Administration throughout her career.
She was Vice President for Psychiatric Services for Dettmer Hospital, functioned as the Executive Director of the Miami County Mental Health Center and was the administrator of Valley View Psychiatric Hospital in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
She designed and ran an Adolescent alcohol, drug and mental health treatment center for Adolescents in Montgomery County. She was also Chief Operations Officer for The Alcoholism Council of Cincinnati until returning to the greater Dayton area in 2005.
She served as President of both the Dayton and Cincinnati chapters of the Ohio Association of Alcohol and Drug Counselors as well as State president. In that capacity she participated in the development of regional and national policies and procedures to guide the association.
She functioned as a CARF Surveyor for 14 years and in this capacity conducted Accreditation reviews for behavioral health care facilities and prison-based programs throughout the United States and Canada.
She is the author of numerous articles and papers on the treatment of Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health; has served on the faculties of Edison Sate College, the University of Dayton and the University of Cincinnati; is a frequent lecturer at both state and national conferences and according to her staff is always “making stuff up”.
Her way of describing herself was the statement “she’s a pretty good old broad”