Counseling Intern


Melissa Lanto (he/they/she/siya (any)) has been a Counseling Intern at ECMS-G since 2021. They became a Social Work major after starting the Mental Health Worker Program at Cerritos College, and subsequently became involved in community organizing and advocating for Filipino members of the South Bay, Orange County, & Los Angeles communities.

They appreciate the ECS values & mission statements – with the emphasis on environmental and social justice – and are currently attending CSULB in the Bachelors of Social Work Program. Melissa is a Long Beach native, and enjoys a good swim and hot cocoa at all times of the year!