Marissa started her undergraduate studies at the University of Toronto in 2006. After 3 years of study, she was accepted into the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto, where she completed 4 years of study and graduated with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2013. She voluntarily returned to U of T to complete her Honours Bachelor of Science degree in 2014. In 2015, Marissa became certified as a clinical acupuncture provider.
Marissa is currently in private practise as a chiropractor in Toronto. In addition to being a clinician, Marissa also enjoys teaching as a faculty member in the Department of Clinical Diagnosis at the CMCC where she graduated.