Michelle has a warm and welcoming style and sincerely cares about each one of her clients. She has over 18 years of experience as a therapist and specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety, relationship impairments and post-traumatic stress disorder. She also has extensive experience treating addiction issues and co-occurring disorders. Her primary focus is with adults of all ages. Michelle uses an integrated approach using models such as; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Informed Care, Harm Reduction and Relapse Prevention.
Michelle starts by establishing a trusting, compatible relationship with her clients. This foundation allows the treatment to move forward, identifying the client’s strengths as a unique individual while also working to uncover and resolve the elements in a person’s life that are preventing personal growth and a gratifying lifestyle.