Melissa Cottrell, MS, APRN-CNS

Clinical Nurse Specialist
Laureate Eating Disorders Program


Melissa Cottrell, MS, APRN-CNS, is a board certified advance practice nurse with over 20 years experience in the treatment of eating disorders. She is a member of the National Eating Disorders Association and has authored several articles establishing nursing guidelines for the treatment of eating disorders.

Ms. Cottrell has been with the Laureate Eating Disorders Program since 1993 where she has served as director of admissions, acute care manager and nurse therapist.