About Michelle

Michelle is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in trauma, relationships, addiction and co-occurring disorders. As a Certified EMDR Therapist, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, and expert in the field of addiction, she has worked as Clinical Director and Individual/Group Therapist in numerous treatment centers across Southern California. She has  experience in hospital, residential, and outpatient settings, and she has researched psychological trauma and neuroscience with teams at Cedars-Sinai. Michelle currently owns a private practice in Santa Monica where she works with individuals and couples and supervises associate therapists working towards licensure.

Michelle earned her Masters in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University. She also has a Masters in Education and Bachelors in Communications from the University of Southern California.