P.O. Box 219, #1 Hwy 627
Pic River First Nation via
Heron Bay, ON P0T 1R0
Tel: 807-229-3592 ext 655

Melissa Desmoulin

Senior Counsellor

Melissa (Wabski Anemki Binaesiiquay) is a proud Anishnabe woman. She is a member of Biigtigong First Nation and belongs to the turtle clan. She is both a mother and grandmother and has strong family ties. Melissa has always had a strong desire to help others since she was a little girl and is committed to her own personal wellness journey. Melissa has been fortunate to be brought up with both church and ceremony and walk in both worlds. Melissa is a traditional dancer and has been dancing since the age of 4. Melissa enjoys spending time on the land; camping, fishing, hunting, gardening and harvesting medicines. Being on the land helps her to keep connected and rejuvenate herself holistically.

Currently, Melissa is working as a Senior Counsellor at Biidaaban Healing Lodge. She has demonstrated a successful history of working in the mental health care industry for the past 3 decades. Melissa is a gifted facilitator, speaker and educator able to provide a vast variety of workshops and programming related to holistic wellness, mental health and education.

Anger Solutions Program

This program will educate and empower participants to make the right choices about their anger.

Grief & Abandonment

A ten day program designed to give clients a comprehensive understanding of the stages and cycles of grief.

Sexual Abuse Survivors Program

This program will provide a safe, supportive environment in which clients will examine the impact of sexual abuse.

Biidaaban Outreach Services

Providing training, educational seminars, workshops, mobile treatment programs and traditional hands on workshops.