About Michelle

BIO

Michelle achieved a BA from Midwestern State University in 1996 with a major in Psychology and minor in Sociology. Michelle went back to school for teacher certification and was a teacher for two years. Michelle decided to begin graduate school at MSU in 2002. She obtained her Master’s degree in Education in 2005–school counseling. In 2006, she went back for more hours for general counseling. Michelle was a school counselor/testing coordinator for a year then received an opportunity to work at a geri-psych outpatient unit. Michelle worked almost five years at outpatient programs then worked at an inpatient hospital for awhile. Then, Michelle decided to go back to her roots to outpatient treatment–as she felt that witnessing longer term growth was more self-rewarding. In August 2013, she became a licensed professional counselor supervisor to supervise LPC-Interns. Michelle started this part-time private practice in Late April 2014. In August 2019, Michelle started her doctoral journey. She is currently a doctoral student in the clinical psychology program with a specialization in trauma. She hopes to obtain her Ph.D by 2023 from Walden University.

 

*I’m pleased to announce that as of January 2017 , I’m now certified in Thanatology (Death, Dying, and Bereavement)

Specialized training Michelle has achieved:

Current Overview of Suicidology–Kim Robinson, Ph.D

Supervision Evaluation & Supervisory Relationship–Kate Walker, Ph.D

Connecting the dots of Psychotropic Medications–Rick Rayl, Director of Pharmacy, UBH

Geriatric Counseling–Michelle Hall, M. Ed, LPC-S

Autism, Asperger’s, Sensory & ADHD–John Taylor, Ph.D

Child Sexual Abuse; The other three R’s, Recognizing, Responding & Reporting–Barbara Marek

PTSD, CBT, and CPT–Kirk Findley, M.Ed., LPC-S

ADHD/Neurofeedback–D. Grandberry and R. Ellis

Adlerian Life Style Analysis–Patricia Anderson, Ph.D.

Drugs and Alcohol: How they affect counseling–Wynne Richardson

Ins & Outs of Autism Spectrum Disorders for Counselors–Michelle Hicks

Problem Gambling 101: Assessment, Co-occurring Disorder & Treatment–Dr. Wiley Harwell

ADEC Annual Conference  2016–Minnesota

ADEC Annual Conference 2017–Portland

ADEC Annual Conference 2018– Pittsburgh

In the end we only regret the chances we didn’t take.” –unknown

 

Presenting at the ADEC convention in 2018 

 

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Wednesday 10 am to 6 pm
Thursday 9 am to 7 pm
Friday 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday By Appointment Only

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