Mental Health Practitioner
Location - Telehealth only
MN License #28616
Michelle has her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology & Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California which has allowed her to learn the most evidenced-based practices as a Mental Health Practitioner. Her philosophy is rooted in empowering others, providing client-centered culturally sensitive care and creating a positive perspective of life circumstances. Clients can expect holistic and compassionate care. She pays close attention to each person’s personal story and recognizes their specific context. She respects everyone's diverse values and cultural backgrounds. Realizing that mental health is a sensitive subject, she want clients to know that she doesn't judge anyone; she is just here to help.
Michelle's approach is client-centered, meaning she will always meet her clients where they are at. She believes in the philosophy that everyone is the expert on their own experiences and journey. Her role is to support that journey and offer knowledge and empowerment along the way. She believes everyone should be able to receive support during difficult times and learn skills to sustain a sense of joy and happiness.
Her areas of practice include working with those suffering from trauma-related disorders, depression, anxiety and life coaching. She tailors her practice to meet clients' needs and prefers to use evidence-based practice interventions. Her most utilized therapeutic models are cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT), mindfulness techniques, and solution-focused therapy.
Michelle is not currently accepting new clients.
Michelle is unable to accept the following non-medical assistance plans: Optum, United Healthcare, United Behavioral Health, and Medica.