Dr. Mel Jenkins-Fernandez, Psy.D.

About Me

Clinical Psychologist & U.S. Air Force Veteran

Education & Experience

Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from APA Accredited Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA . APA Pre-Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology through the Vanderbilt Consortium working primarily at two VAMCs in Nashville and Murfreesboro, TN. Trained in a community mental health rotation, neuropsychology, substance abuse rehabilitation, chronic pain, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), inpatient psychiatry, intensive care unit (ICU), Hospice, and psychotherapy. Psycho-Oncology Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Psycho-Oncology Service for the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University School of Medicine & Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

American Psychological Association (APA), Pennsylvania Psychological Association (PPA), O.K. Corral, & Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA) with Individual Military Provider designation.

Specialty Area

  • Moral Injury
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • Does Not Accept Insurance

Self-Pay only. Clients are provided a "Superbill" for them to submit to their insurance company for reimbursement purposes.