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Melody Anderson

Substance abuse expert & former actress

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 Melody Anderson Biography

Melody Anderson has led a vibrant life packed with various careers and experiences. Ms. Anderson is a Licensed Certified Social Worker (L.C.S.W.) in New York and California. As the result of a long and successful career in the media, she has blended her therapeutic wisdom with her on-air skills. Ms. Anderson received her Honors Bachelor Degree in Journalism in Canada. While still in school, she paid her tuition by working for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as a radio journalist. She also established herself as a travel writer in New Zealand and was the first woman in Australia to present the news on national radio. Following her journalism career, Ms. Anderson studied acting and established a 15-year career on stage and in television and film. She then wrote the short film “Night Magic,” which opened at film festivals around the world. She also began to study painting during this time and has sold her work to several American collectors. Ms. Anderson continued to search for more challenges in her life and made the decision to leave the bright lights of Hollywood for the academic halls of New York University. She received her Masters in Social Work and has since devoted her life to help individuals, couples and families find relief from their psychic pain. Ms. Anderson specializes in the treatment of trauma, substance abuse, family dysfunction and couple distress. Ms. Anderson was hired by Hazelden New York, a residential substance-abuse program in Manhattan, to create and coordinate the “Family & Friends Program” and the “Intensive Out-Patient Program (IOP).” Whether working as a journalist, actor, screenwriter, painter and/or therapist, Ms. Anderson has realized her passion as a communicator. During her years at Hazelden, Ms. Anderson created a free lecture series on substance abuse for those in Manhattan unable to afford the clinic. Ms. Anderson elevated her presentations to an academic status when she spoke at The International Council on Alcoholism and Addictions in Malta. She is currently working with the UCLA-Extension Program to present a workshop to health care professionals about addiction treatment. Ms. Anderson also lectured to 2nd and 3rd year medical residents attending Cornell Medical School, The New York Alcoholism Council and Hazelden New York’s Physician in Residence Program. She also lectured to social work students at other New York State universities. Continuing her outreach into the community, Ms. Anderson has made presentations to the teachers and administrators in the New York City Catholic Schools on methods to best cope with substance-abusing students. She became a well-known speaker at St. James Episcopal Church in Manhattan and St. Paul’s Church in Connecticut, covering such topics as how to improve family and couple communication, how to ‘spiritually’ parent your child and tools for child rearing. Her favorite lecture topic is “Surviving Your Teens Without Serving Time!” Ms. Anderson’s most recently presented a lecture on Dual-Diagnosis in May 2012 for NAMI (Than National Alliance Fri the Mentally Ill). As a result of her successful reputation as a public speaker, media outlets regularly contacted Ms. Anderson to share her expertise on-air. The academy-award winning director Robert Zemeckis, asked Ms. Anderson to consult and appear in his ShowTime documentary about substance abuse, “The Pursuit Of Happiness.” Hazelden invited her to discuss families and addictions on their promotional video. Ms. Anderson has been a guest on “CBS Morning,” “The Leon Charney Report,” CBS-Radio and “The Bill Mazur Show.” Ms. Anderson then created, wrote and produced “A New Day,” a call-in therapy show on WWRL, a New York City radio station. In her ever-expanding media career, Ms. Anderson is currently writing “SmarterLove: Keeping Kids Sober,” a guide for those parents, teachers, therapists and caregivers who have contact with children suffering with substance abuse. Ms. Anderson currently has a private practice in New York and Los Angeles, facilitates therapy groups and provides staff supervision at several treatment centers in Los Angeles. Her goal is to replicate her New York radio show in The Southland. Now ready for prime time, Melody Anderson, L.C.S.W, is a valuable media resource to inform, enlighten and entertain any audience on the various joys and difficulties of the human experience.

Movie Notables: Flash Gordon ♦ Original Battlestar Galactica ♦ Logan’s Run ♦ Manimal ♦ All My Children ♦ Firewalker

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  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Melody Anderson?
    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Melody Anderson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Melody Anderson for your next private or corporate function.
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Melody Anderson

Substance abuse expert & former actress

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Melody Anderson Biography

Melody Anderson has led a vibrant life packed with various careers and experiences. Ms. Anderson is a Licensed Certified Social Worker (L.C.S.W.) in New York and California. As the result of a long and successful career in the media, she has blended her therapeutic wisdom with her on-air skills. Ms. Anderson received her Honors Bachelor Degree in Journalism in Canada. While still in school, she paid her tuition by working for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as a radio journalist. She also established herself as a travel writer in New Zealand and was the first woman in Australia to present the news on national radio. Following her journalism career, Ms. Anderson studied acting and established a 15-year career on stage and in television and film. She then wrote the short film “Night Magic,” which opened at film festivals around the world. She also began to study painting during this time and has sold her work to several American collectors. Ms. Anderson continued to search for more challenges in her life and made the decision to leave the bright lights of Hollywood for the academic halls of New York University. She received her Masters in Social Work and has since devoted her life to help individuals, couples and families find relief from their psychic pain. Ms. Anderson specializes in the treatment of trauma, substance abuse, family dysfunction and couple distress. Ms. Anderson was hired by Hazelden New York, a residential substance-abuse program in Manhattan, to create and coordinate the “Family & Friends Program” and the “Intensive Out-Patient Program (IOP).” Whether working as a journalist, actor, screenwriter, painter and/or therapist, Ms. Anderson has realized her passion as a communicator. During her years at Hazelden, Ms. Anderson created a free lecture series on substance abuse for those in Manhattan unable to afford the clinic. Ms. Anderson elevated her presentations to an academic status when she spoke at The International Council on Alcoholism and Addictions in Malta. She is currently working with the UCLA-Extension Program to present a workshop to health care professionals about addiction treatment. Ms. Anderson also lectured to 2nd and 3rd year medical residents attending Cornell Medical School, The New York Alcoholism Council and Hazelden New York’s Physician in Residence Program. She also lectured to social work students at other New York State universities. Continuing her outreach into the community, Ms. Anderson has made presentations to the teachers and administrators in the New York City Catholic Schools on methods to best cope with substance-abusing students. She became a well-known speaker at St. James Episcopal Church in Manhattan and St. Paul’s Church in Connecticut, covering such topics as how to improve family and couple communication, how to ‘spiritually’ parent your child and tools for child rearing. Her favorite lecture topic is “Surviving Your Teens Without Serving Time!” Ms. Anderson’s most recently presented a lecture on Dual-Diagnosis in May 2012 for NAMI (Than National Alliance Fri the Mentally Ill). As a result of her successful reputation as a public speaker, media outlets regularly contacted Ms. Anderson to share her expertise on-air. The academy-award winning director Robert Zemeckis, asked Ms. Anderson to consult and appear in his ShowTime documentary about substance abuse, “The Pursuit Of Happiness.” Hazelden invited her to discuss families and addictions on their promotional video. Ms. Anderson has been a guest on “CBS Morning,” “The Leon Charney Report,” CBS-Radio and “The Bill Mazur Show.” Ms. Anderson then created, wrote and produced “A New Day,” a call-in therapy show on WWRL, a New York City radio station. In her ever-expanding media career, Ms. Anderson is currently writing “SmarterLove: Keeping Kids Sober,” a guide for those parents, teachers, therapists and caregivers who have contact with children suffering with substance abuse. Ms. Anderson currently has a private practice in New York and Los Angeles, facilitates therapy groups and provides staff supervision at several treatment centers in Los Angeles. Her goal is to replicate her New York radio show in The Southland. Now ready for prime time, Melody Anderson, L.C.S.W, is a valuable media resource to inform, enlighten and entertain any audience on the various joys and difficulties of the human experience.

Movie Notables: Flash Gordon ♦ Original Battlestar Galactica ♦ Logan’s Run ♦ Manimal ♦ All My Children ♦ Firewalker

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  • How to book Melody Anderson?
    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Melody Anderson for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Melody Anderson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Melody Anderson or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Melody Anderson?
    Booking fees for Melody Anderson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Melody Anderson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Melody Anderson?
    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Melody Anderson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Melody Anderson for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?
    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Melody Anderson or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Melody Anderson or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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