Michelle is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Board-Approved Supervisor (LCSW-S) in San Antonio, TX. She has a passion for helping individuals of all ages and backgrounds achieve and maintain their emotional well-being. Growing up as a military dependent, Michelle enjoys using the art of conversation, humor, and genuine connection to engage with each person and family she works with. Using a person-centered and culturally sensitive approach, Michelle guides and supports her clients through the therapeutic process.
Michelle’s educational background includes an MSW in Social Work from Arizona State University and a BA in Psychology from the University of Arizona. She has professional experience in various clinical and non-direct settings in Arizona and Texas including schools, foster care and adoption, grief-focused therapy, clinician within mental health inpatient and outpatient partial hospitalization, administrator in outpatient clinics, various non-profit settings, medical social work, and a children’s crisis center. Additionally, Michelle has advanced training and draws from multiple treatment approaches, including Expressive Arts, Crisis Intervention, Solution Focused Therapy, Play Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She will often use aspects of these therapies with you during treatment.
Michelle is passionate about advocacy and social change. This includes bringing empowerment and healing to individuals and families who have experienced difficult situations in their life. Every person is unique and has a story to tell; Michelle’s goal is to cheer you on, challenge you, and teach you new skills to help you navigate the complexities of life. As a social worker, she is knowledgeable of community resources and will provide a treatment approach that addresses internal and external contributors to your mental health needs. She understands that the client’s involvement is essential in the work and tries to create an atmosphere for mutually agreed-upon goals and decisions in treatment.Schedule Online Now