Melissa K. Puthran, Psy.D., HSPP

After receiving Bachelor’s degrees from Indiana University-Bloomington (1995) and Eastern Michigan University (2000), Melissa K. Puthran earned her Master’s degree in clinical psychology from the University of Indianapolis in 2013 and doctorate degree in clinical psychology (PsyD) from the University of Indianapolis in 2018.  Dr. Puthran completed her APA- accredited predoctoral internship at Park Center, Inc/Parkview Health. in Ft. Wayne, IN where her clinical foci included psychological assessment, court-involved parenting evaluations, and outpatient psychotherapy. She completed her postdoctoral training under the supervision of Dr. Bart Ferraro and Dr. Elgan Baker at Meridian Psychological Associates. As a clinical psychologist at MPA, Dr. Puthran specializes in psychological assessment, including personality, autism, ADHD, and learning assessment in individuals across the lifespan. In addition, Dr. Puthran conducts forensic evaluations, including court-ordered individual evaluations, child custody evaluations, and competency evaluations. She conducts therapy with adults and court-involved individuals. In addition to clinical work, Dr. Puthran serves as an adjunct professor for clinical psychology graduate classes at the University of Indianapolis. Dr. Puthran is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), Society of Personality Assessment (SPA), and the Indiana Psychological Association (IPA).