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Melissa M. Root

Melissa M. Root, PhD is president and owner of the behavior-change consulting firm Root Success SolutionsTM LLC and is a certified school psychologist in Connecticut. Dr. Root developed the RootSuccess™ Video Self-Modeling Learning System, which includes in-depth trainings as well as optional coaching and technology supports in order to ensure and sustain success with video self-modeling. Dr. Root is co-author of Picture Perfect: Video Self-Modeling for Behavior Change, which is available from Pacific Northwest Publishing. She presents internationally on video self-modeling as an effective tool for positive behavior change. Dr. Root uses video self-modeling with children and adults to teach a wide range of positive behavioral goals. Dr. Root may be reached at Her website is