Michelle is licensed by the state of Texas as a Marriage and Family Therapist (2016). She holds a Bachelor of Science in Family Studies from Abilene Christian University (2011) and a Master of Marriage and Family Therapy from Abilene Christian University (2013). She is a Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Currently, Michelle is in the process of becoming a Certified Mental Performance Consultant to aid in her work with athletes and high-risk occupations including military personnel, police officers, and firefighters.
Michelle spent over 3 years working with athletes and coaches at Abilene Christian University. Her experience with athletic teams included team building and performance related concerns which can be expanded beyond the world of sports. Along with her experience in sports psychology, she has extensive work with young adult issues such as depression, anxiety, grief, and trauma. Beyond her experience gained from her work at ACU, Michelle enjoys working with couples, families with teenagers, and LGBT individuals. Michelle understands that stepping into the world of counseling can be intimidating regardless of your background. She wants to provide a safe, non-judgmental atmosphere where she and her clients can partner together to creating lasting, sustainable change.
In addition to her work as a therapist, Michelle loves spending as much time as she can with her husband, Grant, and their son, Zachary. She also enjoys writing, sports, the outdoors, and obstacle course racing.