Michelle is passionate about drawing out the strengths of others and utilizing those strengths as a door to hope, and positive change. Having 10+ years working as a youth and children’s pastor, she takes great delight in working alongside children, teens, couples and families. She does so with Solution-Focused Therapeutic Techniques partnered with the Soul-Healing Love Model. Our daily life problems and deep heart wounds can consume our minds to a point where it’s a challenge to believe there is a solution, let alone see one. Michelle gently leads clients toward healthy solutions. Within the counseling session, Michelle’s conversational style is patient, compassionate, creative and often humorous. She tailors her sessions to meet the needs of her clients. She has experience in working with substance abuse, military families, chronic or sudden illness, anxiety, depression, marital conflict, couples communication, parenting, family counseling, foster children, transition and life changes, spiritual formation, and more.
Michelle earned her Bachelor’s degree from Messiah College in 2007, and is presently enrolled in the Master’s program there in Marital and Family Therapy. She is currently a Resident/Intern at RCCA and looking forward to providing the very best care to her clients under the support of Dr.Bev Rodgers as a supervisor. Additionally, Michelle has a soft spot for animals and is looking into certifying her dog as a therapy animal for the purpose of helping clients.