- M.A., Counseling Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute
- L.M.F.T., CA
Michele serves Director of Clinical Training, Clinical Practicum Associate, and Adjunct Faculty in the Counseling Psychology Program and Practicum Associate II for D and V Tracks. She teaches Clinical Practice, Group Process and Substance Use Disorders. Michele received her degree from Pacifica in 2006 after a thoroughly different career in finance. She went on to work extensively with clients with substance abuse and/or considerable mental health problems. In her agency work, Michele has worked for a number of years as a case manager at a substance abuse treatment program, managed a dual diagnosis program and supervised MFT and LPCC interns. Michele also has a small local private practice. While Michele uses many modalities in her work, including depth psychology, she loves to work with art, story and sand tray.