Melisa has been featured as an coaching and parent expert in the following publications; Ebony Magazine, ABC.com, BBC.com, US News and World Report , and in many other notable publications, radio broadcasts and television appearances. Melisa is former a writer for Black and Married With Kids where she shared wisdom on life. She is the author of Live Out Loud, 52 Ways to Reawaken Your Spirit and Live a Life of Purpose. Live Out Loud is featured in the Chris Nolen Film, ” 72 Hours”. Melisa was honored by Stiletto Woman in Business (SWIBA) with the Entrepreneur of the Year in 2013, for Health and Healing.